Latest American Association for Cancer Research Stories
Smoking may be associated with the development of molecular features of cancer in the large airway epithelium.
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.
Sorafenib was effective in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and a KRAS mutation, but survival rates were reportedly "unsatisfactory."
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.
Multicentric carcinogenesis with the same genetic mutation appears to occur in lung adenocarcinoma.
A combination of drugs that target estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice.
Women with breast cancer who take antiestrogen supplements may be decreasing their risk for melanoma.
Scientists are one step closer to repairing the damage caused by brain metastasis, a major challenge in cancer treatment.
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