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chili peppers for tumors
2014-08-04 03:30:04

Researchers report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors.

2014-07-28 04:21:34

HILDEN, Germany and LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Collaboration aims to create and commercialize companion diagnostic using genomic data

First Antibodies To Treat Cancer In Dogs Developed
2014-07-07 03:10:21

Scientists at the inter-university Messerli Research Institute of the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna have developed, for the first time, antibodies to treat cancer in dogs.

2014-05-30 08:24:56

- Results from Phase I study of investigational oncology compound ABT-414 in patients with recurrent or unresectable glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive type of brain cancer NORTH CHICAGO,

2014-04-24 12:30:28

The Majority of Non-Prescribers Anticipate Prescribing Gilotrif Within the Next Three Months, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-09 10:43:30

Among patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer without a mutation of a certain gene (EGFR), conventional chemotherapy, compared with treatment using epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, was associated with improvement in survival without progression of the cancer, but not with overall survival.

New Combo Therapy Shows Promise For Cervical Cancer Treatment
2014-03-10 12:12:44

A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer.

2013-12-18 09:46:31

The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is expressed in normal colonic cells and is activated by specific peptide growth factors that regulate cell proliferation, survival and differentiation.

2013-12-06 11:13:12

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by which glioblastoma (GBM), the most common kind of brain cancer, evades targeted therapies.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.