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Okayama University's Masaharu Seno and colleagues have demonstrated in vitro the development of cancer stem cells (CSCs) from a type of normal stem cell exposed to their hypothetical microenvironment of a ...
Cancer Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has identified factors that contribute to solid stress within tumors, suggesting possible ways to alleviate it, and has developed a simple way to measure such pressures.
Cancer Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A natural substance found in the surrounding tissue of a tumor may be a promising weapon to stop triple negative breast cancer from metastasizing.
Cancer Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida and Wayne State University have discovered that tumor cell survival relies on adaptation to acidic conditions in the tumor microenvironment. ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Controlling the amount of oxygen that stem cells are exposed to can significantly increase the effectiveness of a procedure meant to combat an often fatal form of muscular dystrophy, according ...
Medical research Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The risk of dying from breast cancer was not related to high mammographic breast density in breast cancer patients, according to a study published August 20 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
UCLA stem cell researchers have found for the first time a surprising and unexpected plasticity in the embryonic endothelium, the place where blood stem cells are made in early development.
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In many types of cancer, activated immune cells infiltrate the tumor and influence clinical outcome. It is not always clear where these cells are activated, but results reported in Cancer Research, a journal of the Americ ...
Cancer Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
There are many factors that affect tumor invasion, the process where a tumor grows beyond the tissue where it first developed. While factors like genetics, tissue type and environmental exposure affect tumor ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Take a millionth of a human brain and squeeze it into a special chamber the size of a mustard seed. Link it to a second chamber filled with cerebral spinal fluid and thread both of them with artificial blood ...
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One of cancer's most frightening characteristics is its ability to return after treatment. In the case of many forms of cancer, including the skin cancer known as melanoma, tailored drugs can eradicate cancer cells in the ...
Cancer Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It has long been known that cancer is a disease of aging, but a molecular link between the two has remained elusive.
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Maternal smoking has been identified as a risk factor associated with the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, according to a study published June 11 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Untangling the root cause of rheumatoid arthritis has been a difficult task for immunologists, as decades of research has pointed to multiple culprits in our immune system, with contradictory lines of evidence. Now, researchers ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fibronectin plays a major role in wound healing and embryonic development. The protein, which is located in the extracellular matrix of cells, has also been linked to pathological conditions including cancer ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |