Cancer

Understanding how leukemia and lymphoma cells resist treatment

In a study published in Nature Communications, a team led IRCM Hematopoiesis and Cancer Research Unit director Tarik Möröy reveals how the GFI1 protein sometimes helps leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells evade therapy. This ...

Cancer

Two studies find resistance mechanisms in ALK+ and ROS1+ cancers

Targeted treatments have revolutionized care for lung cancer patients whose tumors harbor ALK or ROS1 alterations. Basically, cancers may use these genetic changes to drive their growth, but also become dependent on the action ...

Cancer

Combination of medications slows down brain tumours in children

In collaboration with a number of American colleagues, researchers from Uppsala University have found an Achilles' heel for the most common form of malignant child brain tumours. By combining two kinds of medicines, it is ...

Cancer

New immunotherapy for lung cancer shows promise of success

In a groundbreaking development, results from a recent clinical trial to treat lung cancer show that a novel immunotherapy combination is surprisingly effective at controlling the disease's progression. The study, published ...

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