Oncology & Cancer

Breast screening women in their forties saves lives

Breast screening women aged 40-49 reduces breast cancer mortality, with minimal increased overdiagnosis, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London that looked at data from 160,000 women.

Oncology & Cancer

Internal differences: A new method for seeing into cells

Invading cells' private space—prying into their internal functions, decisions and communications—could be a powerful tool that may help researchers develop new immunotherapy treatment for cancer. As reported today in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Flipping a metabolic switch to slow tumor growth

The enzyme serine palmitoyl-transferase can be used as a metabolically responsive "switch" that decreases tumor growth, according to a new study by a team of San Diego scientists, who published their findings Aug. 12 in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists identify new target for wide array of cancers

Many types of human cancers exhibit changes in kinase and phosphatase balances. Drugs that inhibit kinase activity have shown success in the clinic as cancer therapeutics, but the phosphatases still remain a largely underexploited ...

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