Oncology & Cancer

An ion pump to deliver chemotherapy agents to the brain

Despite surgery and subsequent treatment with chemotherapy and radiation, the majority of patients experience recurrence of malignant brain tumors. Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, and the Medical University ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Patchwork' tumors prevalent across multiple cancer types

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute, as part of an international collaboration of scientists through the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes Consortium, have analyzed the whole genomes of tumor samples from over 2,600 ...

Medical research

Research uncovers additional treatment option in prostate cancer

The standard treatment for advanced metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). And even if this is efficient in the short term, 1/3 of PCa will become resistant to ADT and develop castration-resistant ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Catch-22' scenario good news for some cancer patients

Traits that allow cancer cells to escape the body's natural defense system and develop into tumors are actually a good indicator to a patient's survival prognosis, according to University of Queensland researchers.

Oncology & Cancer

Detonating fuse for breast cancer discovered

Breast cancer is the most common type of tumor found in women. Each year in Germany alone, 69,000 new cases are diagnosed. Around 80 percent of tumors originate in the luminal cells, the milk-producing cells of the mammary ...

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