Oncology & Cancer

A new way to target cancers using 'synthetic lethality'

With advances in genome sequencing, cancer treatments have increasingly sought to leverage the idea of "synthetic lethality," exploiting cancer-specific genetic defects to identify targets that are uniquely essential to the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Link confirmed between a healthy diet and prostate cancer prevention

The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that more than 23,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020. Among other risk factors, more and more studies point to diet as a major factor in the development of prostate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer: Analytics suggest when physicians should treat

Using the first results from an analysis of the world's largest active surveillance prostate cancer database, the GAP3 consortium has begun to identify which patients are at risk of developing the disease and which patients ...

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