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2013-01-14 10:36:16

It is perhaps impossible to overstate the importance of the tumor suppressor gene p53.

2012-05-14 22:39:36

A new study describes a compound that selectively kills cancer cells by restoring the structure and function of one of the most commonly mutated proteins in human cancer, the "tumor suppressor" p53.

2012-01-19 14:49:10

Cholesterol-lowering statins seem to keep breast cancer at bay in some patients.

2011-11-07 11:53:44

Researchers at the University of Southern California have identified two molecules that may be more effective cancer killers than are currently available on the market.

2011-04-06 22:05:06

A study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center showed in animal studies that new cancer drug compounds they developed shrank tumors, with few side effects.

2011-03-29 16:57:41

Protein aggregation, generally associated with Alzheimer’s and mad cow disease, turns out to play a significant role in cancer.

2011-03-02 20:32:17

The gene for the protein p53 is the most frequently mutated in human cancer.

2011-02-14 15:22:47

One of the most important genes in the human genome is called p53 and its function is to suppress tumors.

2010-12-20 08:14:23

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infects 90% of people at some point in their lives - and most will never know it.

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2010-03-29 10:35:00

St Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators identify a new class of compounds targeting a protein implicated in promoting a variety of cancers, including a childhood eye tumor.


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'.