Oncology & Cancer

Scientists show commonly prescribed painkiller slows cancer growth

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study suggests new treatment target for glioblastoma multiforme

A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers published online today in Nature reveals new insight into why the most common, deadly kind of brain tumor in adults recurs and identifies a potential target for future ...

Oncology & Cancer

C-reactive protein levels predict breast cancer survival rates

Levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are increased in response to acute inflammation, infection and tissue damage. There are also reports that CRP levels are elevated because of cancer. New research published in BioMed Central's ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer study's dramatic results

(PhysOrg.com) -- The risk of death for men suffering from locally advanced or high-risk prostate cancer could be dramatically cut, according to a new international study involving Cardiff University.

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