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2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

2014-09-03 12:31:54

St. Jude seeks public's continued support in helping to increase childhood cancer survival rates MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2014, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the United States will hear the words, "Your child has cancer." These words mean heartbreak and despair for families who become unwilling participants in a battle with the nation's leading cause of death from disease of children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95154 But...

New Type of Cancer Discovered By Mayo Clinic Researchers
2014-06-12 08:26:35

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Mayo Clinic have recently discovered a new type of cancer. When two perfectly harmless genes, PAX3 and MAML3, abnormally combine during recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can turn dangerous. As the two genes combine, they become a chimera, which is a gene that is made up of half of each. This unique phenomenon causes cancerous biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma. The tumor usually forms in the nose and continues to...

2014-06-02 08:29:15

Combined Gene and Protein Analysis of Sarcoma Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced the presentation of data from a study in which multiplatform biomarker assessment was used to identify multiple potential novel targets for the treatment of sarcoma, a type of cancer that begins in bone or in the...

2014-01-23 23:02:46

Gene Fusion Thought Unique to Cancer Occurs Naturally in Cells, UVA Finds Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 A test used to detect a type of cancer in children may produce false positives because it is based on a faulty assumption, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined. The test works by detecting a gene fusion thought to be unique to a rare form of cancer known as alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, but the new UVA research shows that the fusion...

2013-12-10 10:35:18

Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project study identifies drugs that enhance oxidative stress as possible weapon against most common pediatric soft tissue tumor Drugs that enhance a process called oxidative stress were found to kill rhabdomyosarcoma tumor cells growing in the laboratory and possibly bolstered the effectiveness of chemotherapy against this aggressive tumor of muscle and other soft tissue. The findings are the latest from the St. Jude Children’s Research...

2013-12-09 23:01:32

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital–Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project study identifies drugs that enhance oxidative stress as possible weapon against most common pediatric soft tissue tumor Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Drugs that enhance a process called oxidative stress were found to kill rhabdomyosarcoma tumor cells growing in the laboratory and possibly bolstered the effectiveness of chemotherapy against this aggressive tumor of muscle and other...

Genome Data From St. Jude's Children Hospital Aids Researchers
2012-05-30 05:58:52

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Like the old slogan says, sharing is caring. St. Jude´s Children´s Hospital and the Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project recently announced that it would share its comprehensive human cancer genome data for free access by the scientific community to be used in research regarding cancer and other diseases. The release of data is the largest-ever by an organization and the amount of information more than doubles the volume of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.