News tagged with tumor microenvironment

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New insights on the addictions of tumors

Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) and UC San Diego have shown that tumors can ensure a more reliable nutrient supply by eliminating the p62 protein in surrounding stromal tissue. Specifically, ...

Oct 06, 2017
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When good immune cells turn bad

Investigators at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have identified new findings about an immune cell - called a tumor-associated macrophage - that promotes cancer instead ...

Sep 21, 2017
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Researchers propose new strategy to treat cancer

Whenever an organism is damaged, the cells surrounding the wound receive signals to proliferate more intensely to regenerate the injured tissue. The same thing happens with cancer—tumor cells may be all but eliminated by ...

Aug 28, 2017
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Telomere length prognostic in hepatocellular carcinoma

(HealthDay)—Telomere attrition occurs in tumor cells from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and shortened telomeres are independent prognosticators for HCC patients, according to a study published online Aug. ...

Aug 24, 2017
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