Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, the most common paediatric cancer, has been the subject of study in the PhD thesis of ElixabetLópez.In the work entitled New genetic markers for treatment personalization in ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons in Zurich have carried out a complex, multi-organ transplant, hospital officials said Thursday, claiming the lessons learned would benefit patients with tumours that attack multiple organs.
Surgery Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have been looking at why new drugs called "MEK inhibitors", which are currently being tested in clinical trials, aren't as effective at killing cancer cells as they ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new Australian study led by Professor Susan Clark from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research shows that large regions of the genome – amounting to roughly 2% – are epigenetically activated ...
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A judge ruled Tuesday that a seven-year-old British boy with cancer could undergo more surgery despite his mother's opposition, which had led her to run away with her son earlier this month.
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Depriving cancer cells of a key amino acid dramatically cuts their ability to grow and multiply, according to a new Cancer Research UK study published in Nature.
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cancer scientists led by Dr. John Dick at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have found a way to follow single tumour cells and observe their growth over time. By using special immune-deficient mice to propagate human colorectal ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that knocking out a particular "partner" gene is the Achilles' heel of some cancers.
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Survival for people diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) has risen by nearly half, with around 58 per cent of people surviving their disease for at least five years compared with only around 40 p ...
Cancer Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A link between brain tumours in children and their parents' exposure to diesel exhaust fumes before birth has been found by researchers at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Western Australian ...
Cancer Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For patients in whom a recurrence of bowel cancer is suspected, the study data currently available allow no robust conclusions as to the advantages and disadvantages of using positron emission tomography (PET), alone or in ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's hospital have identified 29 proteins that are likely to be involved in the spread of kidney cancer. The discovery will help physicians recognize which tumours are going to behave more aggressively ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research out of the United Kingdom is showing that a common drug used in the fight against breast cancer could also be employed in the fight against other tumours. The drug in question is geldanamycin, ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Chinese woman who was certified as the tallest in the world has died, an official from her hometown said Wednesday.
Other Dec 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Scientists at IRB Barcelona present a model to demonstrate the correlation between genomic instability and cancer.
Cancer Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |