Oncology & Cancer

Tissue stiffness linked to aggressive type of breast cancer

(Medical Xpress)—A new study has linked the stiffness of breast tissue to the progression of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. Published in Nature Medicine this month, the study may help clinicians differentiate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Depletion of 'traitor' immune cells slows cancer growth in mice

When a person has cancer, some of the cells in his or her body have changed and are growing uncontrollably. Most cancer drugs try to treat the disease by killing those fast-growing cells, but another approach called immunotherapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

New strategy for defeating neuroblastoma found

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a promising strategy for defeating neuroblastoma – a malignant form of cancer in children – that focuses on the so-called MYCN protein. A specific chemical molecule ...

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