Latest PTEN Stories

2009-11-11 06:55:41

Researchers at Queen's University have found a link between two genes involved in cancer formation in humans, by examining the genes in worms.

2009-10-23 13:51:02

Results of transgenic mouse study directly applicable to human breast cancer tumor study.

2009-10-21 13:38:50

It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor – fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them – existed independently, without interaction.

2009-10-13 12:07:15

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center showed for the first time that the loss or decreased expression of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN plays a central role in the malignant transformation of benign nerve tumors called neurofibromas into a malignant and extremely deadly form of sarcoma.

2009-10-08 07:05:00

FORT ATKINSON, Wis., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN), the only publication that exclusively serves the tool and equipment market, announces the PTEN 2009 Innovation Award Winners.

2009-07-06 11:32:00

CHICAGO, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's "Sidewinder: Option Volume V. Open Interest" video, hosted by www.ONN.tv 's Chief Investment Strategist Jud Pyle, covers notable options trading activity from: Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) Noble Corp.

2009-06-02 08:46:05

A gene well known to stop or suppress cancer plays a role in cancer stem cells, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2009-06-02 08:42:09

Cancer develops when cells known as cancer stem cells begin to divide in an uncontrolled manner. Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified roles for the gene PTEN, which is already well known for its ability to suppress tumor growth, and for several pathways linked to PTEN in the growth of cells that give rise to breast cancer.

2009-04-07 09:16:10

Scientists know a protein gene called PTEN is a major tumor-suppressor. When it’s reduced or mutated, cancers can grow.

2009-03-13 10:23:29

A team of researchers, led by Columbia University Medical Center faculty, has identified a new investigational therapy for the treatment of bladder cancer.

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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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