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2012-01-31 12:54:12

A mutant protein found in nearly all pancreatic cancers plays a role not only in the cancer's development but in its continued growth.

2012-01-26 12:47:34

Scientists have connected two signature characteristics of pancreatic cancer, identifying a self-perpetuating "vicious cycle" of molecular activity and a new potential target for drugs to treat one of the most lehal forms of cancer.

2012-01-23 10:44:09

Doctors and researchers of Hospital del Mar and its research institute, the IMIM, have lead a study describing a new pharmacological resistance to cancer.

2012-01-13 06:50:42

Until now, researchers have not examined never-smokers as extensively as they have smokers as potential lung cancer patients.

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 19:51:39

Multicentric carcinogenesis with the same genetic mutation appears to occur in lung adenocarcinoma.

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.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
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