News tagged with tumor suppression
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Healthy cells don't just happen. As they grow and divide, they need checks and balances to ensure they function properly while adapting to changing conditions around them.
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- Growth of the deadly skin cancer melanoma may be triggered by the immune system turning on itself, according to a new study that also identified the mechanism that causes this to happen.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The same factor in our immune system that is instrumental in enabling us to fight off severe and dangerous inflammatory ailments is also a player in doing the opposite at a later stage, causing the suppression of our immune ...
Immunology Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have discovered new details of how cancer cells escape from tumor suppression mechanisms that normally prevent these damaged cells from multiplying. They also demonstrated a potential ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have untangled two distinct ways in which a common, naturally occurring "tumor-suppressor" protein works. The separation of these two functions which can have ...
Cancer May 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Select patients with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from a Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center clinical trial that looks to improve survival rates of the FDA-approved prostate cancer drug Provenge.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Corticorelin acetate (CrA) administration to patients with peritumoral brain edema (PBE) allows the reduction of steroid doses and is associated with reduced incidence and severity of steroid-induced ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0