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2013-05-22 10:20:47

By studying the roles two proteins, thrombospondin-1 and prosaposin, play in discouraging cancer metastasis, a trans-Atlantic research team has identified a five-amino acid fragment of prosaposin that significantly reduces metastatic spread in mouse models of prostate, breast and lung cancer.

2013-05-03 23:18:19

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, comments on an article discussing a new finding that may help in diagnosing and treating certain pediatric

2013-05-01 15:32:07

A type of low-grade but sometimes lethal brain tumor in children has been found in many cases to contain an unusual mutation that may help to classify, diagnose and guide the treatment of the tumors.

2013-04-30 23:36:50

Cancer cells are wily, well-traveled adversaries, constantly side-stepping treatments to stop their spread.

2013-04-29 14:08:24

Injection of human stem cells into mice with tumors slowed down tumor growth.

2013-04-22 16:56:17

A massive study analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types has identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.

Treatment Of Cervical Cancer Oultined With Two New Studies
2013-04-20 08:43:16

Two landmark radiotherapy studies demonstrating cervical cancer tumors can be effectively treated with specifically-adapted high doses will be presented this weekend at the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.