Oncology & Cancer

A novel imaging technique could enable biopsy-free breast screening

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and accounts for 28 % of the total in the World Health Organization European region. Among women, breast cancer represented 3.7 % of all deaths in the EU in 2016, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Learning how cancer cells collaborate to multiply and metastasize

Cancer cells are known to migrate and collaborate to form networks that function as conduits providing access to nutrients and blood vessels. Now, researchers in Japan have generated similar large-scale structures from cancer ...

Medications

Careless cancer cells may be susceptible to future drugs

Could the ability of cancer cells to quickly alter their genome be used as a weapon against malignant tumors? Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a substance that has demonstrated promising results in experiments ...

Oncology & Cancer

One-two punch for cancer

Many cancer cells evade critical DNA surveillance and maintenance by increasing the export—by the Exportin-1 (XPO1) nucleo-cytoplasmic transport protein—of nearly all major tumor suppressor proteins from the nucleus. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Math models add up to improved cancer immunotherapy

A merger of math and medicine may help to improve the efficacy of immunotherapies, potentially life-saving treatments that enhance the ability of the patient's own immune system to attack cancerous tumors.

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