Oncology & Cancer

Turning down the volume on cancer

When the audio on your television set or smart phone is too loud, you simply turn down the volume. What if we could do the same for the signaling in our bodies that essentially causes normal cells to turn cancerous?

Oncology & Cancer

Team studies blood test for prostate cancer

Vanderbilt University researcher William Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in Germany and Canada have demonstrated a method for detecting "cell-free" tumor DNA in the bloodstream.

Oncology & Cancer

Stressed-out cancers may provide drug target

Research at the University of Adelaide has discovered cancer cells may be particularly susceptible to metabolic stress – opening the way for new targeted therapy that won't harm normal cells.

Oncology & Cancer

Gene silencing paves way to new treatments for breast cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that switching off a gene called CERT makes breast cancer cells more sensitive to a range of drugs. The research is published in the Journal of Pathology.

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