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2012-05-17 12:41:57

Screening lung cancer tumor samples for cancer-causing, or "driver," genetic mutations can help physicians tailor patients' treatments to target those specific mutations.

2012-04-03 09:10:45

The dietary supplement gamma-linoleic acid can inhibit the growth of a subset of pancreatic cancer cells and selectively promote cancer cell death in mice.

2012-03-21 00:38:11

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a literal 'break through' in pancreatic cancer.

2012-03-19 16:54:33

Pancreas cancer tumors spread quickly and are notoriously resistant to treatment, making them among the deadliest of malignancies.

2012-02-28 11:49:48

A protein abundantly found in treatment-resistant cancers holds an important tumor-suppressor out of the cell nucleus, where it would normally detect DNA damage and force defective cells to kill themselves, a team of scientists reports in the current Cancer Cell.

2012-01-13 06:50:42

Until now, researchers have not examined never-smokers as extensively as they have smokers as potential lung cancer patients.

2012-01-09 19:52:47

Researchers have begun to identify which mutations and pathway changes lead to lung cancer in never-smokers — a first step in developing potential therapeutic targets.

2012-01-09 19:51:39

Multicentric carcinogenesis with the same genetic mutation appears to occur in lung adenocarcinoma.

2012-01-09 12:19:22

Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have begun to identify mutations and cellular pathway changes that lead to lung cancer in never-smokers — a first step in developing potential therapeutic targets.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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