Oncology & Cancer

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it's possible to produce a compound with anti-cancer properties directly from feverfew—a common flowering garden plant.

Oncology & Cancer

Breaking through a tumor's defenses

In research published today, Babraham Institute researchers have shown that some tumours use not one but two levels of protection against the immune system. Knocking out one level boosted the protective effects of the second ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers decipher the genome in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

A team of researchers from University of Barcelona (UB) and their collaborators report for the first time the complete epigenome of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, the most common type of leukaemia. The study, published in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover new way to monitor leukaemia

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have invented a new, highly sensitive way of monitoring leukaemia cells in the blood. The research, published in the journal Methods, describes the new technique that can ...

Oncology & Cancer

CLL evolution under the microscope

How do initially benign forms of cancer evolve to become aggressive? In a quest to answer this long-standing question, an EU project has studied the growth and clonal evolution of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)—a blood ...

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