News tagged with cancer mutations

New drug target to combat prostate cancer

A study by an international team of researchers from University Children's Hospital Bern and the Autonomous University of Barcelona has discovered how the production of specific human sex hormones known as androgens is interrupted. ...

May 25, 2018
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Tau mutations may increase cancer risk

Mutations to the protein tau, commonly associated with neurodegenerative disorders, may serve as a novel risk factor for cancer, according to results published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for ...

May 24, 2018
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Resetting the epigenetic balance for cancer therapy

Though mutations in a gene called MLL3 are common across many types of cancers, their relationship to the development of the disease has been unclear. Now, a Northwestern Medicine study has identified an epigenetic imbalance ...

May 22, 2018
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