Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer: Protein identified to reduce tumor growth

As prostate cancer progresses, it becomes increasingly aggressive and can metastasize. In this form, the tumor is difficult to treat, which is reflected in high mortality rates: Worldwide, the malignant disease of the prostate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immune evasion tactics of liver cancer cells revealed

A faulty cancer gene helps tumors evade immunity by stopping tumor cells releasing message-containing cargoes called exosomes. These findings, published in eLife, provide what the editors say is fundamental insight into the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop dual anti-tumor vaccine

A research team at the LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), has discovered that exosomes derived from γδ-T cells not only have direct anti-tumor effects but also, when developed into a tumor vaccine, ...

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A tumor or tumour is the name for a swelling or lesion formed by an abnormal growth of cells (termed neoplastic). Tumor is not synonymous with cancer. A tumor can be benign, pre-malignant or malignant, whereas cancer is by definition malignant.

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