News tagged with tumour cells
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 |
New research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals that tumours in melanoma patients deliberately create conditions that knock out the body's 'premier' immune defence and instead attract a weaker immune respon ...
Cancer Mar 01, 2013 | 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 |
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 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 |
(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 |
Exosomes are small, virus-like particles that can transport genetic material and signal substances between cells. Researchers at Lund University, Sweden, have made new findings about exosomes released from aggressive brain ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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)—Tumours need a steady supply of sufficient nutrients to be able to grow. In order to secure the nutrient availability, they secrete messenger compounds to stimulate neighbouring blood vessels ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Having too many copies of a gene linked to breast cancer might be the reason why some bowel cancer patients fail to respond to certain targeted drugs, according to a study published in the British Journal of ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a gene present in some melanoma which appears to make the tumour cells more resistant to treatment, according to research ...
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting cancer cell growth. AMPK acts ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
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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