Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify new targets for immunotherapy in colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Particularly in advanced stages of disease, the treatment still largely relies on traditional chemotherapy. The new generation of cancer treatments, so-called immunotherapies, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fundamental cancer metabolism dogma revisited

A new paper in Nature Communications reveals new insights into adaptations made by cancer cells to rewire their metabolism to achieve growth and survive. Among the discoveries include a challenge to a well-known feature in ...

Medications

Herbal compound prevents colon cancer in mice

The active compound in Chinese herbs called emodin can prevent colon cancer in mice, according to researchers at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Physiologists conducting this study say this is likely ...

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