Oncology & Cancer

Researchers create comprehensive database of head and neck cancers

In what is believed to be the most comprehensive molecular characterization to date of the most common type of head and neck cancer, researchers from the Johns Hopkins departments of pathology and oncology, the Johns Hopkins ...

Oncology & Cancer

New drug research for prostate cancer could also fight COVID-19

Dr. Lisa Philp and Professor Colleen Nelson, from the QUT Faculty of Health's School of Biomedical Science, are developing drugs to fight advanced prostate cancer that could also prevent and or treat acute respiratory distress ...

Oncology & Cancer

The natural artistry of disease: A wintry landscape in the eye

Leukemias and lymphomas are life-threatening malignancies affecting white blood cells and the immune system; fortunately, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, combined with stem cell therapy, can improve survival significantly. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Anti-depressant repurposed to treat childhood cancer

A new study has found that a commonly prescribed antidepressant may halt growth of a type of cancer known as childhood sarcoma, at least in mice and laboratory cell experiments. The findings, from researchers at Karolinska ...

Oncology & Cancer

Machine learning that predicts anti-cancer drug efficacy

With the advent of pharmacogenomics, machine learning research is well underway to predict patients' drug response that varies by individual from the algorithms derived from previously collected data on drug responses. Entering ...

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