Integrative Biology

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country
United Kingdom
History
2008-present

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Oncology & Cancer

New test aids personalized cancer care

In a highly successful, first-of-its-kind endeavor, a multidisciplinary team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have created a "tumor in a dish:" an ex vivo microenvironment that can accurately anticipate a multiple ...

Oncology & Cancer

Does a cancer cell's shape hint at its danger?

Doctors can sometimes use a cancer cell's genetics to predict how it will act - how dangerous it is and thus what treatments should be used against it. Now a paper published in the journal Integrative Biology shows that a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes

Left untreated, malaria can progress from being mild to severe—and potentially fatal—in 24 hours. So researchers at the University of British Columbia developed a method to quickly and sensitively assess the progression ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk of metastatic cancer increases in those who have diabetes

As if people living with diabetes didn't have enough health concerns, here's another: increased risk of metastatic cancer. New Cornell University research points to a possible explanation for this health double whammy.

Oncology & Cancer

3-D Models of Spreading Tumors May Help Fight Cancer

University of Kentucky researchers Ren Xu and Gaofeng Xiong at the Markey Cancer Center and the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences show it is possible to create a three-dimensional (3-D) model system to investigate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Watching tumors burst through a blood vessel

Cancer cells metastasize in several stages—first by invading surrounding tissue, then by infiltrating and spreading via the circulatory system. Some circulating cells work their way out of the vascular network, eventually ...

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