Medical research

Scientists wage fight against aging bone marrow stem cell niche

As people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers. Now researchers are reporting in the scientific journal EMBO ...

Oncology & Cancer

New analysis methodology may revolutionize breast cancer therapy

Stroma cells are derived from connective tissue and may critically influence tumour growth. This knowledge is not new. However, bioanalyst Christopher Gerner and an interdisciplinary team from the University of Vienna and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Now we know why drugs don't work on pancreatic cancer

The trouble with treating cancer is that each type has its own quirks. The quirks of pancreatic cancer make it one of the most lethal. The survival period after diagnosis is only four to six months. The main reason is that ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers harness immune system to fight pancreatic cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Pancreatic cancer ranks as the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and is one of the most deadly forms of cancer, due to its resistance to standard treatments with chemotherapy and ...

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