Cancer

Drug increases survival in dogs with cancer

A breakthrough trial at the University of Minnesota testing a new UMN-developed drug resulted in improved survival rates for dogs diagnosed with a cancer called hemangiosarcoma (HSA). The results were published today in the ...

Feb 13, 2017
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Pancreatic tumors rely on signals from surrounding cells

Just as an invasive weed might need nutrient-rich soil and water to grow, many cancers rely on the right surroundings in the body to thrive. A tumor's microenvironment—the nearby tissues, immune cells, blood vessels and ...

Jan 19, 2017
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Scientists identify key defect in brain tumor cells

In a new study, Yale researchers identified a novel genetic defect that prevents brain tumor cells from repairing damaged DNA. They found that the defect is highly sensitive to an existing FDA-approved drug used to treat ...

Feb 01, 2017
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