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Melatonin Therapy May Help Slow Breast Cancer Tumor Growth
2014-01-28 14:19:25

Produced by the brain in response to darkness and often taken as a sleep aid supplement, melatonin could be effective in slowing the growth of certain breast cancer tumors, according to a new report

2014-01-28 09:10:37

Drugs comprised of single strands of DNA, called aptamers, can bind to targets inside tumor cells causing cell death.

Disrupted Sleep Patterns May Accelerate Tumor Growth
2014-01-28 06:29:35

A new study from a team of American researchers has revealed that a disrupted sleep pattern can accelerate the progression of cancer.

2014-01-24 13:30:41

A team of scientists, led by principal investigator David D. Schlaepfer, PhD, a professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has found that a protein involved in promoting tumor growth and survival is also activated in surrounding blood vessels, enabling cancer cells to spread into the bloodstream.

2014-01-24 13:27:45

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have developed a mathematical model to predict how a patient's tumor is likely to behave and which of several possible treatments is most likely to be effective.

2014-01-23 16:24:44

Grant Program Addresses Three Critical Areas of Blood Cancer Research WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan.

2014-01-21 10:21:17

Cancer cells have something that every prisoner longs for—a master key that allows them to escape.

2014-01-18 08:20:15

Research findings enable disease molecular sub-typing to lead to more informed clinical decision-making IRVING, Texas, Jan.

2014-01-17 08:22:52

Molecularly-Guided Therapies of Critical Importance for Rare Cancers with Fewer Treatment Options IRVING, Texas, Jan.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.