Radiology & Imaging

Looking 'outside the tumor' to detect lung cancer

Scientists in Anant Madabhushi's computational imaging lab at Case Western Reserve University have started thinking outside the box—or in their case, looking outside the tumor.

Cancer

Lung cancer screening implementation guide developed

(HealthDay)—The American Lung Association and the American Thoracic Society have established a website to guide implementation of lung cancer screening, according to an editorial published in the Nov. 1 issue of the American ...

Cancer

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells' growth

Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to obtain glucose, which is key to their survival and promotes ...

Cancer

Targeted hope for metastatic cancer

A cancer diagnosis is tough enough to hear, but a diagnosis that cancer has spread through the body has often been considered a death sentence.

Cancer

Genetic 'whodunnit' for cancer gene solved

Long thought to suppress cancer by slowing cellular metabolism, the protein complex AMPK also seemed to help some tumors grow, confounding researchers. Now, Salk Institute researchers have solved the long-standing mystery ...

Cancer

Checkmating tumors

Chess and cancer research have one thing in common: It takes strategy to defeat the opponent. And that's exactly what scientists at the MDC are doing. They are seeking to selectively make only those cancer cells aggressive ...

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