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One Of Cancer's Tricks Determined By Chemists
2012-08-23 14:31:00

Caltech chemists determine 1 way tumors meet their growing needs

2012-08-23 01:00:30

A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer.

2012-08-21 22:34:36

An inexpensive antifungal drug, thiabendazole, slows tumor growth and shows promise as a chemotherapy for cancer.

2012-08-16 01:11:18

By sequencing cancer-cell genomes, scientists have discovered vast numbers of genes that are mutated, deleted or copied in cancer cells.

Cancer Stem Cell Discovery Could Hold Key To First Real Cure For The Disease
2012-08-02 12:18:42

In some cancers, doctors find that tumors shrink with treatment, yet only briefly, and then come back with a vengeance. Now, recent studies on three different types of tumors suggest that cancer stem cells are resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy and may explain why cancer becomes resistant to treatment.

2012-08-01 06:38:58

A new therapeutic target for advanced breast cancer has shown promising results in mouse models, according to a study performed by Western University.

2012-07-25 00:21:08

Scientists have identified what may be the Peyton Manning of prostate cancer.

2012-07-23 20:51:47

Neural precursor cells (NPC) in the young brain suppress certain brain tumors such as high-grade gliomas, especially glioblastoma (GBM), which are among the most common and most aggressive tumors.

Genetic Mutations Responsible For Childhood Brain Tumors
2012-07-23 05:38:24

Researchers from several prominent medical institutions claim that they have identified several genetic mutations responsible for medulloblastoma, the most common malignant type of childhood brain tumor.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.