Oncology & Cancer

How a sleeping cancer awakens and metastasizes

Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have determined one of the ways in which cancers in remission can spring back into action. This knowledge has inspired a new treatment idea designed to prevent cancer recurrence ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Lock-'n'-block' drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

"They got all of it" are the reassuring words people hope to hear following cancer surgery, but a growing understanding of the science of how cancer spreads, and metastasizes, is suggesting that not only is this almost never ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists block breast cancer cells from hiding in bones

Scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute have identified a molecular key that breast cancer cells use to invade bone marrow in mice, where they may be protected from chemotherapy or hormonal therapies that could otherwise ...

Oncology & Cancer

A way to prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading post-surgery?

Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have solved a mystery about how pancreatic cancer spreads following surgery in patients whose tumor is successfully removed. After surgery, patients' typically experience ...

Medical research

New paradigm for treating 'inflammaging' and cancer

Intermittent dosing with rapamycin selectively breaks the cascade of inflammatory events that follow cellular senescence, a phenomena in which cells cease to divide in response to DNA damaging agents, including many chemotherapies. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers take step toward eliminating cancer recurrence

Scientists from the United States have made an important step toward eliminating cancer recurrence by combining immunotherapy with chemotherapy. Specifically, they found that chemotherapy alone leads to two types of dormant ...

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