News tagged with tumour cells
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 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A major breakthrough by scientists at Queen's University Belfast could lead to more effective treatments for throat and cervical cancer. The discovery could see the development of new therapies, which ...
Cancer Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
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)—New research from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that the growth of brain tumours can be halted by a drug currently being used to help patients recover from the side effects of ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research demonstrates that the cellular metabolism of certain immune cells is closely linked to their function, which includes protecting against viral infections and the development of tumours.
Medical research Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona reprogramme lymphoma and leukaemia cells to halt their malignancy. Resulting cells remain benign even when no longer subjected to treatment and reduce ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 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 |
Researchers at Uppsala University have cloned a T-cell receptor that binds to an antigen associated with prostate cancer and breast cancer. T cells that have been genetically equipped with this T-cell receptor have the ability ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Until a decade, it was believed that differences between people were due solely to the existence of genetic changes, which are alterations in the sequence of our genes. The discoveries made during these last ten years show ...
Genetics Jun 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists have discovered a new way to target cancer through manipulating a master switch responsible for cancer cell growth.
Cancer Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A study carried out by Eric Vivier and Sophie Ugolini at the Marseille-Luminy Centre for Immunology has just reveal a gene in mice which, when mutated, can stimulate the immune system to help fight against tumors and viral ...
Medical research Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Metastasis is responsible for 90% of deaths in patients with cancer. Understanding the mechanisms responsible for this process is one of the top goals of cancer research. The metastatic process involves a series of steps ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Lund University, Sweden, have bioengineered a novel molecule which has been proven to successfully kill tumour cells.
Cancer May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
For the first time, physicists from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), biologists and physicians demonstrated the synergistic effect of cold atmospheric plasma - a partly ionized ...
Cancer May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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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