Oncology & Cancer

Exploring the deep link between cancer and genetics

As the cost of genome and exome sequencing falls, its use in characterizing rare diseases and personalizing cancer treatment, for example, is becoming far more frequent. But such analyses may throw up findings unrelated to ...

Medications

Breast cancer drug could help more patients

For the first time, a drug targeting a protein that drives breast cancer growth has been shown to work against tumors with very low levels of the protein.

Medical research

Models for exploring the development of brain metastasis

The spreading of different types of cancer cells to the brain, forming brain metastases, is the main cause of morbidity and mortality associated with cancer. Now, a new study led by Cláudia C. Faria, principal investigator ...

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