News tagged with tumour cells
A study led by researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has for the first time revealed how the loss of a particular tumour suppressing protein leads to the abnormal growth of tumours ...
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The function of the mitochondria – also defined as "power plants" within the cells – is essential as to whether, and how, some chemotherapeutic agents take effect in tissue. Scientists at the Helmholtz ...
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to obtain detailed images of the way in which the transport protein GLUT transports sugars into cells. Since tumours are highly dependent on ...
Cancer Apr 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have taken a major step towards developing new treatments for certain cancers by disrupting the internal cellular signals that lead to the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of Leeds researchers, funded by Cancer Research UK, have used a library of DNA to create a vaccine that could be used to treat cancer, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.
Medical research Jun 19, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 2 |
A single antibody could be the key to treating multiple myeloma, or cancer of the blood, currently without cure or long-term treatment.
Cancer May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast cancers contain many different cell types with different patterns of gene expression, but a new study provides reassurance that this variability should not be a barrier to using gene expression tests to help tailor ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When dealing with cancer, time is critical. Identifying cancer before it spreads can often be the difference between life and death, so early diagnosis is key.
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A team of 17 researchers, led by scientists Eduard Batlle and Elena Sancho in the Colorectal Cancer Laboratory at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), have determined that the ability ...
Cancer Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for cancer therapy. This surprising finding was brought ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Free-flowing cancer cells have been mapped with unprecedented accuracy in the bloodstream of patients with prostate, breast and pancreatic cancer, using a brand new approach, in an attempt to assess and control the disease ...
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
The discovery of how a vital immune cell recognises dead and damaged body cells could modernise vaccine technology by 'tricking' cells into launching an immune response, leading to next-generation vaccines that are more specific, ...
Immunology Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A drug commonly used in treating breast cancer could have far wider benefits, offering a new way of preventing cancers spreading through the body, according to a University of Leeds-led study.
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
In two back-to-back reports published online on 17 May in Cell, researchers have sequenced the genomes of 21 breast cancers and analysed the mutations that emerged during the tumours' development. The individual results are de ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Mutations in a gene called KRAS are causally associated with acquired resistance to targeted therapies for colorectal cancers (CRC), according to new findings from EU-funded researchers from Italy and their ...
Cancer Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A tumor or tumour is the name for a swelling or lesion formed by an abnormal growth of cells (termed neoplastic). Tumor is not synonymous with cancer. A tumor can be benign, pre-malignant or malignant, whereas cancer is by definition malignant.
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