Oncology & Cancer

Genetic mapping of tumors reveals how cancers grow

Understanding which cells give rise to which areas of cancer can improve our understanding of how a tumor has grown and developed, including how it has changed genetically over time. This has been made possible using a new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using steam to treat an enlarged prostate

Prostate gland enlargement can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms for men. And, as they age, their risk increases. Approximately 30% of men experience symptoms by age 60 and 50% of men by the time they are 80.

Oncology & Cancer

Precision oncology helps prostate cancer patients

Researchers at the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern have achieved a breakthrough in a particularly aggressive form of prostate cancer. In tissue samples from advanced brain metastases, they were able to establish ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tissue-engineered prostate tumours shed light on cancer spread

The international team led by Dr. Jacqui McGovern, from the Centre for Biomedical Technologies, used tissue engineering and regenerative medicine principles to create primary tumors with their microenvironment and humanized ...

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