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2013-02-11 15:42:02

Geneticists led by University of Utah Nobel Prize Laureate Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., have engineered mice that develop clear cell sarcoma (CCS), a significant step in better understanding how this rare and deadly soft tissue cancer arises.

2012-06-20 06:21:34

A new study opens doors to understanding prostate cancer with the identification of a potential new pathway in prostate cancer cells by which cancer-driving gene products can be created.

2012-06-19 14:07:28

Researchers have identified a potential new pathway in prostate cancer cells by which cancer-driving gene products can be generated.

2012-01-04 06:22:32

Smoking is a well-known risk factor for lung cancer, but about 25% of all lung cancer patients have never smoked. According to this study, a gene fusion event could explain a significant proportion of these lung cancer cases, and may serve as a target for new therapies.

2011-12-23 00:54:36

Smoking is a well-known risk factor for lung cancer, but nearly 25% of all lung cancer patients have never smoked.

2011-09-23 07:19:13

Ovarian tumors can be deadly - especially if gone undetected like so many are.

2011-09-21 12:09:55

About 15 percent of cases of an aggressive, difficult-to-detect form of ovarian cancer contain a unique fusion between two neighboring, normally separate genes, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

2011-05-18 13:54:29

About half of prostate cancers have a genetic anomaly that appears to make tumor cells responsive to a new class of cancer-fighting drugs.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.