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Peptide delays melanoma growth in animal trials

An article published in Scientific Reports describes a study demonstrating the effectiveness of a peptide developed by Brazilian scientists, called Rb4, in combating cancer progression in an animal model, especially malignant ...

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Study identifies new therapeutic target for most common type of pancreatic cancer

Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential therapeutic target for the most common type of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Developmental Cell.

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Epilepsy drug stops nervous system tumor growth in mice

People with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. These tumors are usually benign—meaning they don't spread to other parts of the body and are not considered life-threatening—but ...

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Anti-cancer drug profiling with CancerOmicsNet

As documented in a new research paper published in Oncotarget, researchers from Louisiana State University have developed CancerOmicsNet—a graph neural network model to predict the growth rate of a cancer cell line after ...

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New molecular subset of pediatric liver cancer identified

New research from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Cancer Center characterizes a new molecular type of high-risk pediatric liver cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Hepatology, showed that these ...