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2012-02-16 18:16:47

Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center have identified a new potential strategy for treating colon tumors driven by mutations in the KRAS gene, which usually resist both conventional and targeted treatments.

2012-02-07 14:36:14

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have, for the first time, described the genetic basis of endometriosis, a condition affecting millions of women that is marked by chronic pelvic pain and infertility.

2012-02-02 18:00:09

Different kinds of lung cancer behave in different ways, suggesting they are fundamentally different diseases.

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."


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