Medical research

New hope for kidney cancer treatment using existing drugs

The most comprehensive study of kidney cancer at single-cell level has discovered a potential drug target to treat renal cell carcinoma, a cancer with a high mortality rate that is hard to detect. Researchers from the Wellcome ...

Oncology & Cancer

Ultrafine particles can change defense against lung cancer

While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the development and progression of lung cancer remains unclear. Researchers at Baylor ...

Oncology & Cancer

New test could speed up the diagnosis of womb cancer

A new PCR test that identifies women with womb cancer from a sample taken from the cervix or vagina has been developed by researchers from UCL and the University of Innsbruck.

Oncology & Cancer

New preclinical model could accelerate research on thymic cancer

A new preclinical model for thymic cancer developed by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators has revealed insights into how a common mutation found in thymic epithelial tumors sparks their formation. The model may help speed ...

Medical research

Lung cancer: When radiotherapy fails

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world, with 2.2 million new cases and around 1.8 million deaths in 2020 alone. Although knowledge about the disease has improved considerably, and new therapeutic strategies can ...

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