Oncology & Cancer

Investigators uncover cellular pathway involved in cancer growth

The Cedars-Sinai investigators discovered several key components in the control of telomerase reverse transcriptase, or TERT, expression, one of the necessary component proteins of telomerase. High levels of TERT are found ...

Oncology & Cancer

Blood test could guide precision treatment in bladder cancer

A blood test that can detect tiny amounts of circulating cancer DNA may be able to identify risk of cancer recurrence and guide precision treatment in bladder cancer following surgery, according to a clinical study led by ...

Oncology & Cancer

3D genome structure influences cancer

For the first time, scientists have examined how the three-dimensional (3D) structure of a patient's genome can contribute to bladder cancer and pediatric brain tumors, according to a pair of Northwestern Medicine studies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop vaccine strategy for urinary tract infections

Anyone who has ever developed a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows that it can be painful, pesky and persistent. UTIs have a high recurrence rate and primarily afflict women—as many as 50% of women will experience at least ...

Medical research

'Smart Wrap' implant may help people better control their bladders

An implantable smart wrap that fits safely and securely around the bladder may one day help people who have under-active bladders, a condition that hinders patients from urinating regularly and comfortably, according to an ...

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