Oncology & Cancer

Novel therapeutic strategy shows promise against pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is notoriously difficult to cure or even treat. Now, a new strategy devised by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has succeeded in making pancreatic tumors visible to the immune systems of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Modeling the tumor micro-environment in the lab

For some types of cancer, the human body itself complicates adequate treatment. Connective tissue and the immune system then build a sort of "defensive wall" around the tumor, through which chemotherapy drugs cannot penetrate. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Pancreatic cancer cells shown to feed on hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is a known presence in pancreatic tumors, but a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center shows that hyaluronic acid also acts as food to the cancer cells. ...

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