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Latest Richard J. Solove Stories

2012-03-12 14:15:59

Researchers have identified a molecule that helps control the severity of graft-versus-host disease, a life-threatening complication for many leukemia patients who receive a bone-marrow transplant.

2012-01-03 14:52:35

A new study shows that it is possible to selectively target and block a particular microRNA that is important in liver cancer.

2011-12-21 14:59:10

The study shows how normal cells in tumors can enhance the growth of the tumor’s cancer cells after losing an important tumor suppressor gene called Pten.

2011-12-15 16:50:59

A new study has identified a gene mutation that researchers estimate dates back to 11,600 B.C., making it the second oldest human disease mutation yet discovered.

2011-12-02 13:47:02

Men are three times more likely than women to develop a common form of skin cancer but medical science doesn’t know why.

2011-05-16 17:30:30

Adding low doses of the targeted agent sorafenib to the chemotherapy and radiation now often used to treat head and neck cancer might significantly improve patient care and quality of life.

2011-05-05 15:02:32

In a rare and medically remarkable operation, a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) removed the left leg, hip and pelvis of a cancer patient, and used the healthy, living bones from his amputated leg to completely rebuild the connection between his spine and remaining right pelvis to support a high-tech prosthetic leg.

2011-02-22 21:16:54

A cancer-causing retrovirus exploits key proteins in its host cells to extend the life of those cells, thereby prolonging its own survival and ability to spread.

2011-01-25 14:53:20

A study shows for the first time that the three most common chromosome changes seen in chronic lymphocytic leukemia disrupt a molecular network that includes several important genes and strongly influences the outcome of the disease.

2010-11-10 18:14:59

The genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, they might also influence the changes that occur in tumors when we develop cancer.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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