Cancer

Dulling cancer therapy's double-edged sword

Researchers have discovered that killing cancer cells can actually have the unintended effect of fueling the proliferation of residual, living cancer cells, ultimately leading to aggressive tumor progression.

Jan 17, 2018
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Cutting off cervical cancer's fuel supply stymies tumors

Cancer therapies have improved—in some cases dramatically—over the past two decades, but treatment for cervical cancer has remained largely unchanged. All patients receive radiation and chemotherapy, yet despite the aggressive ...

Feb 14, 2018
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Targeting bladder cancer's Achilles heel: stem cells

Two different proteins work separately as well as synergistically to feed a small pool of stem cells that help bladder cancer resist chemotherapy, research led by a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientist suggests. The ...

Jan 24, 2018
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