Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop a new approach to detect pancreatic cancer

A protein found commonly in human blood might help with the detection of hard-to-diagnose pancreatic tumors. Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen and the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new method for predicting the evolution of melanoma emerges

Melanoma is a malignant tumour resulting from the transformation of melanocytes, the cells in the skin that undertake to synthesise melanin, a complex polymer which protects us from the negative effects of solar radiation. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Liver surgery success boosted by growth hormone

Growth hormone has been identified as playing a key role in reducing inflammation and increasing survival rates following liver surgery.

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 ...

Medical research

Protein linked to aggressive skin cancer

Almost 300,000 people worldwide develop malignant melanoma each year. The disease is the most serious form of skin cancer and the number of cases reported annually is increasing, making skin cancer one of Sweden's most common ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cell division at high speed

In malignant tumours, the cells usually proliferate quickly and uncontrollably. A research team from the Biocenter of Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg in Bavaria, Germany, has discovered that two important ...

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