Oncology & Cancer

Gold nanoparticles detect signals from cancer cells

A novel blood test that uses gold nanoparticles to detect cancer has also been shown to identify signals released by cancer cells which could result in earlier diagnosis and better treatment.

Oncology & Cancer

Mapping genetic variants driving toxicity to leukemia therapy

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, alongside collaborators around the world, have created a comprehensive reference of functional variants in an important drug-metabolizing enzyme called NUDT15. This thorough ...

Oncology & Cancer

Too much of a good thing may lead to too much of a liver as well

All life is challenged by oxidants—reactive molecules or compounds that remove electrons from other molecules—often with adverse effect, commonly referred to as oxidative stress. Consequently, all organisms have evolved ...

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