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Latest American Association for Cancer Research Stories

2012-01-11 10:09:11

Smoking may be associated with the development of molecular features of cancer in the large airway epithelium.

2012-01-11 10:08:01

The investigational drug ganetespib, a synthetic second-generation Hsp90 inhibitor, slowed the growth of cancer cells taken from non-small cell lung cancer tumors with a mutation in the KRAS gene.

2012-01-10 11:32:25

Sorafenib was effective in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and a KRAS mutation, but survival rates were reportedly "unsatisfactory."

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 19:50:36

A combination of drugs that target estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice.

2012-01-04 13:15:45

Women with breast cancer who take antiestrogen supplements may be decreasing their risk for melanoma.

2012-01-03 13:54:59

Scientists are one step closer to repairing the damage caused by brain metastasis, a major challenge in cancer treatment.


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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.