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2013-02-11 15:45:20

Discovering what they call the "Achilles' heel" for lymphoid leukemia, an international research team has tested a possible alternative treatment that eradicated the disease in mouse models.

2013-02-05 10:28:21

Surprising result suggests that enhancing these mutations’ impact could offer a new way to treat cancer.

2013-01-14 10:36:16

It is perhaps impossible to overstate the importance of the tumor suppressor gene p53.

2012-11-15 12:37:11

An animal study conducted by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center raises questions about the consequences of diet — specifically glucose, the plant-based sugar that fuels cell life — on increased activity of an oncogene that drives tumor growth.

Cold Viruses Could Help Find New Cancer Therapies
2012-10-17 11:03:01

Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments

2012-09-27 13:38:03

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have discovered that the micro ribonucleic acid miR-214 plays a critical role in regulating ovarian cancer stem cell properties.

2012-09-10 14:43:59

A nationwide consortium of scientists has reported the first comprehensive genetic analysis of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, a common type of lung cancer responsible for about 400,000 deaths each year.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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