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Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane – making the cancer insensitive to chemotherapy drugs even after repeated use.
BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that preclinical data utilizing their pipeline compound OGX-427 was presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011.
Dynamic regulation of the chaperone protein Hsp27 was required to get rid of abnormally accumulating tau in the brains of mice genetically modified to develop the memory-choking tau tangles associated with Alzheimer's disease, a University of South Florida-led study found.
Patients who experience physical or psychological stress â€“ including rigorous exercise â€“ one or two days before a cancer treatment might be unknowingly sabotaging their therapy, new research suggests.
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