News tagged with tumor cells

A cost-effective way toward personalized cancer drugs

Before a cancer patient embarks on a course of treatment, tests can be carried out to establish whether or not the chosen cytostatic agent combination is likely to be effective. But the time-consuming and ...

Oct 25, 2013
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New biomarker may help guide treatment of melanoma patients

A functional biomarker that can predict whether BRAF-mutant melanomas respond to drugs targeting BRAF could help guide the treatment of patients with these cancers, according to results presented here at the AACR-NCI-EORTC ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Genome of one of the most aggressive lymphomas sequenced

Mantle cell lymphoma is a very aggressive and difficult to treat cancer originated in blood cells and lymph nodes. To identify the molecular alterations responsible for this tumor, and facilitate the development of new ...

Oct 22, 2013
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New clue to aggressive brain tumors

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a biological marker that may help predict survival in people with deadly brain tumors. The researchers ...

Oct 21, 2013
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New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

In a study to be published today in Scientific Reports, researchers from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and the FIU College of Engineering and Computing describe what c ...

Oct 17, 2013
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Understanding culprits behind fibroid tumors

(Medical Xpress)—Tremendous progress has been made in understanding how uterine fibroid tumors—the most common tumor in women – start and grow. A new paper in the New England Journal of Medicine synthesizes the latest ...

Oct 14, 2013
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