Oncology & Cancer

New therapy option identified for early-stage breast cancer

Radionuclide therapy has proven successful in delaying the growth of disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) in early-stage breast cancer in a small animal model, suggesting its use as a potential adjuvant therapy for retarding the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US working with drug firm on new coronavirus treatment

The United States is working with a pharmaceutical company to develop a treatment for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, using a class of drug that has boosted survival rates among Ebola patients, officials said Tuesday.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers use brain organoids to study pediatric brain tumors

Hundreds of miniature brains were grown in the laboratories of the University of Trento to study the genetic mechanisms responsible for medulloblastoma, the most common brain cancer affecting children. The results of a collaborative ...

Oncology & Cancer

Technique shows how individual cancer cells react to drugs

A new technique reported in Science this week overcomes several limitations of typical high-throughput chemical screens conducted on cell samples. Such screens are commonly used to try to discover new cancer drugs, and in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovery: New biomarker for cancer stem cells

In the world of cancer biology, not all biomarkers are created equal. These molecules that alert doctors that an abnormal process may be underway can appear as an array of aberrant proteins, such as hormones, enzymes or signaling ...

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