Oncology & Cancer

Long-lived breast stem cells could retain cancer legacy

Researchers from Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have discovered that breast stem cells and their 'daughters' have a much longer lifespan than previously thought, and are active in puberty and throughout life.

Oncology & Cancer

Novel noninvasive therapy prevents breast cancer formation in mice

A novel breast-cancer therapy that partially reverses the cancerous state in cultured breast tumor cells and prevents cancer development in mice, could one day provide a new way to treat early stages of the disease without ...

Genetics

Study finds four new genetic risk factors for testicular cancer

A new study looking at the genomes of more than 13,000 men identified four new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of testicular cancer, the most commonly diagnosed type in young men today. The findings from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers uncover new target for cancer research

In a new paper released today in Nature, BioFrontiers Institute scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder, Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand, detailed a new target for anti-cancer drug development that is sitting at the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research reveals new effects of oxygen deprivation in cancer cells

A team of University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers recently published a paper offering new insight into the role that oxygen deprivation, or hypoxia, plays in cancer development. CU Cancer Center member Joaquin ...

Oncology & Cancer

Origin of childhood cancer malignant rhabdoid tumour discovered

The first proof of the origin of malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT), a rare childhood cancer, has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in the Netherlands, ...

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