Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover a common link among diverse cancer types

Cancer, in all its forms, seems to always involve uncontrolled cell growth; but there are thousands of ways in which cells can lose control of their proliferation in the first place. Among a huge variety of proteins known ...

Medical research

Diabetes and cancer: A shared biological basis

Contrary to what you might think, cancer and diabetes appear to have some biology in common. According to a report in the September 30th issue of the Cell Press journal, Cell, a pathway that initially drew attention for its ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immortality gene mutation identifies brain tumors, other cancers

Newly identified mutations in a gene that makes cells immortal appear to play a pivotal role in three of the most common types of brain tumors, as well as cancers of the liver, tongue and urinary tract, according to research ...

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