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A compound that stimulates the production of a tumor-fighting protein may improve the usefulness of the protein in cancer therapy, according to a team of researchers.
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists and colleagues have discovered that pancreatic cancer cells' growth and spread are fueled by an unusual metabolic pathway that someday might be blocked with targeted drugs to control ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored normal blood sugar metabolism in diabetic mice using a compound the body makes naturally. The finding suggests that it may one day be possible ...
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a major step that could revolutionize biomedical research, scientists have discovered a way to keep normal cells as well as tumor cells taken from an individual cancer patient alive in the laboratory ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 6 |
Just as people's bodies and minds can become addicted to substances such as drugs, caffeine, alcohol, their cancers can become addicted to certain genes that insure their continued growth and dominance.
Cancer Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) may play a wide-ranging role in staving off aging, according to a paper published online ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology. In this review article, a team from China explor ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer cells grow fast. That's an essential characteristic of what makes them cancer cells. They've crashed through all the cell-cycle checkpoints and are continuously growing and dividing, far outstripping our normal cells. ...
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Investigators reporting in the July issue of the journal Cancer Cell have found that blocking a fundamental process deep within cancer cells can selectively kill them and spare normal cells.
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
These days, most of us don't head to the doctor until we are already ill. What if you could see disease approaching just as it starts to head your way? A study in a special March 16th issue of Cell focused on human biolog ...
Genetics Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new discovery published online in The FASEB Journal may lead to a new tool to help physicians assess breast cancer risk as well as diagnose the disease. In the report, researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Un ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research from Queen Mary, University of London has uncovered the mechanism which causes normal cells to develop into cancer, giving hope in the fight against one of the UK's biggest killers.
Cancer Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Whitehead Institute researchers have found that increased expression of a specific set of genes is strongly associated with metastasis and death in patients with breast, colon, and lung cancers. Not only could this finding ...
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting what could become the first reliable method to predict whether an antidepressant will work on a depressed patient.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A research team led by UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists has identified an atypical metabolic pathway unique to some tumors, possibly providing a future target for drugs that could reduce or halt the spread of cancer.
Cancer Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
DNA, like houses and cars, needs ongoing maintenance. Rays of ultraviolet sunlight, chemical pollutants and normal biochemical processes in the cell can damage it. Cells routinely repair this damage before making proteins ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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