Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover BRCA cancer cells' last defense

In a new paper published in Nature Communications, a team led by Saint Louis University researcher Alessandro Vindigni, Ph.D. shares new information about how BRCA-deficient cancer cells operate, interact with chemotherapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genetic targets to chemo-resistant breast cancer identified

Research led by Dr. Carlos Arteaga, Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, has identified potential targets for treatment of triple negative breast cancer, the most aggressive form of breast cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer-death button gets jammed by gut bacterium

Researchers at Michigan Medicine and in China showed that a type of bacterium is associated with the recurrence of colorectal cancer and poor outcomes. They found that Fusobacterium nucleatum in the gut can stop chemotherapy ...

Genetics

Chemotherapy drives treatment resistance in bladder cancer

Chemotherapy is indicated as the first line of treatment for advanced bladder cancer. New research by Weill Cornell Medicine and University of Trento scientists shows that while chemotherapy kills the most common type of ...

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