Cancer Research

A new study conducted by an alliance between industry and academia highlights a new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be "...
by University of Liverpool
9:46am
10.20.2017
A human gene called p53, which is commonly known as the "guardian of the genome," is widely known to combat the formation and progression of tumors. Yet,...
by University of California, San Diego
9:39am
10.19.2017
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Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the U.S. in 2017. A fraction of those melanomas come...
by Cornell University
2:26pm
10.18.2017
Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth.
by VIB (The Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)
2:56pm
10.13.2017
Scientists discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach was directed...
by Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2:20pm
10.9.2017
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Forty percent of cancer cases in the U.S. are the types of tumors with a link to obesity, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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3:06pm
10.5.2017
Primary brain tumors encompass a wide range of tumors depending on the cell type, the aggressiveness, and stage of tumor. Quickly and accurately characterizing...
by Texas Advanced Computing Center
2:43pm
10.5.2017
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A study that teases apart the biological mechanisms by which human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause cancer has found what researchers say is a new strategy that...
by Georgetown University Medical Center
11:37am
10.2.2017
Scientists have found that deadly childhood brain tumors are actually 10 different diseases that should each be diagnosed and treated based on their specific...
by Institute of Cancer Research
1:50pm
9.28.2017
For hundreds of years, Chinese calligraphers have used a plant-based ink to create beautiful messages and art. Now, one group reports that this ink could...
by American Chemical Society
1:58pm
9.27.2017
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Up to one-fifth of cancer patients use marijuana to mitigate the symptoms of battling their disease, according to a new survey and study of a cancer center in...
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10:07am
9.25.2017
Clinical trials are fundamental to the development of new treatments for cancer, yet the annual accrual to cancer clinical trials worldwide is low, estimated...
by European Society for Medical Oncology
9:21am
9.11.2017
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A new study has found a possible silver lining of the Zika virus, which was officially declared a global health emergency in 2016. The same elements of the...
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2:00pm
9.5.2017
Soon young Americans with a cancer of bone marrow and blood will have their white blood cells extracted from their blood, shipped to a manufacturing center,...
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2:51pm
8.30.2017
Immunotherapy is an emerging field in the global fight against cancer, even though scientists and clinicians have been working for decades to find ways to help...
by University of Calgary
9:45am
8.30.2017
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Gastric carcinoma is one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths, primarily because most patients present at an advanced stage. The main cause of...
by Max Planck Society
9:08am
8.17.2017
Cancers can be successfully fought or eradicated, if caught early enough. Now, a study outlines a potentially game-changing screening methodology to catch some...
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2:52pm
8.16.2017
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Patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death,...
by Yale University
2:02pm
8.15.2017
A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening...
by American Cancer Society
2:49pm
8.9.2017
Scientists report they have discovered a biochemical process that gives prostate cancer cells the almost unnatural ability to change their shape, squeeze into...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
9:55am
8.8.2017
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A contagious face cancer has killed off a majority of an absolutely unique animal, the legendary Tasmanian devil. A team has developed big plans to derive...
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9:54am
8.4.2017
Researchers have identified molecules that are responsible for metastatic lung cancer cells binding to blood vessels in the brain.
by University of Portsmouth
1:12pm
8.2.2017
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Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease also have a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study of more than 65,000 women. The study is the...
by University at Buffalo
1:46pm
8.1.2017
In one of the largest efforts to build a comprehensive catalog of genetic vulnerabilities in cancer, researchers have identified more than 760 genes upon which...
by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
1:41pm
7.27.2017
A new study indicates that cancer patients and survivors have a ready weapon against fatigue and "chemo brain": a brisk walk.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:20pm
7.25.2017
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By 2030, 67 percent of the cancer population will be patients 65 and older, according to the FDA. But older adults, especially those over the age of 75, are...
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2:36pm
7.24.2017
How well cancer patients fare after chemotherapy can be affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment, according to a new study.
by NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
12:31pm
7.19.2017
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Yeast, the same one used in baking and in brewing beer, reproduces rapidly by division making it a good model system for studying adaptive evolution in an...
by Lehigh University
2:31pm
7.18.2017
Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study. Male mice were fed a diet of 10 percent tomato powder...
by Ohio State University
4:43pm
7.13.2017
A new study conducted by an international team of lung cancer researchers has identified new genetic variants for lung cancer risk.
by University of Liverpool
2:11pm
7.11.2017
A new study indicates that survivors of the Holocaust have experienced a small but consistent increase in the risk of developing cancer. The findings offer an...
by Wiley
9:10am
7.10.2017
Chemotherapy opens a molecular door for metastasis, and the aggressive spread of breast cancer, according to a new study that promises to prompt some worries...
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10:10am
7.7.2017
A new report finds more than half of all cancer deaths in men in 2013 in China and more than a third of those in women were attributable to a group of...
by American Cancer Society
2:18pm
7.6.2017
Cancer cells kill most often by crawling away from their original tumors to later re-root in vital parts of the body in a process called metastasis. Now, a...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
1:26pm
6.30.2017
Simone T. Sredni, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pediatric neurosurgery has been working in pediatric brain cancer research for about 15 years. She said...
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1:40pm
6.27.2017
A study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care...
by Loyola University Health System
2:51pm
6.23.2017
Research provides evidence suggesting that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily. The study, conducted in both human...
by Stowers Institute for Medical Research
10:05am
6.23.2017
Cancer researchers dream of offering personalized treatments to patients. Can they get there using the same math that drives Netflix recommendations?
by Elana Fertig, Johns Hopkins University
8:00am
6.22.2017
Compounds from grapes may kill colon cancer stem cells both in a petri dish and in mice, according to a team of researchers.
by Penn State
2:19pm
6.20.2017
Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to...
by Institute of Cancer Research
2:00pm
6.19.2017
The Efficacy and Metabolism of Azonafide Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) in Microgravity investigation seeks to activate immunogenic cell death within the...
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
9:06am
6.16.2017
Young adults who had chemotherapy as a child have decreased cognitive flexibility and a weaker short-term memory. Their ability to concentrate and long-term...
by KU Leuven
9:50am
6.14.2017
Cancer is one of the most frequent diseases not only in people, but in pets as well. A study has now shown how similar mammary tumors are in both people and...
by University of Zurich
1:52pm
6.7.2017
The potential of immunotherapy has researchers regarding it as the future of cancer treatment. In 2016 alone, the FDA approved immunotherapies for advanced...
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8:32am
6.6.2017
Doctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma. Although it's early and the study is small, every patient...
by Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press
2:11pm
6.5.2017
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