Research uncovers more inherited genetic mutations linked to ovarian cancer
55 minutes ago
Previous research has established a link between genetic mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes to an increased risk of developing ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in women. A recent publication documents the ...
Attention problems persist in childhood leukemia survivors treated with chemotherapy alone
2 hours ago
Pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) patients treated with chemotherapy alone remain at risk for attention and learning problems that persist after treatment ends, according to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ...
Mathematics will help choose the optimal treatment for bladder cancer
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MIPT scientists together with their colleagues from St. Petersburg and Israel have analyzed more than 500 previously published scientific articles and proposed their own approach to the choice of methods used for the treatment ...
New study finds interruption of radiation therapy risks cancer recurrence
19 hours ago
Cancer patients who miss two or more radiation therapy sessions have a worse outcome than fully compliant patients, investigators at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine's ...
Scientists discover how breast cancer cells spread from blood vessels
21 hours ago
Researchers have identified a protein that controls how breast cancer cells spread around the body, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in Science Signaling today (Tuesday).
Researchers use genetically modified circulating tumor cells to kill other tumors
Feb 09, 2016 report
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of medical researchers has found a way to use a kind of cancer cell as a cargo vessel of sorts to kill already existing tumors. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National ...
Researchers see helpful protein causing cancer
Feb 09, 2016
Washington State University researchers have determined how a protein that helps cells fight viruses can also cause genetic mutations that lead to cancer.
Scientists shed light on how cells with an incorrect number of chromosomes lead to tumour development
Feb 09, 2016
Aneuploid cells—that is to say those with an abnormal number of chromosomes—are found in most human tumours.
Some heart drugs and antibiotics show effective in fighting cancer
Feb 09, 2016
North American researchers have identified drugs that showed promising perspectives in treating cancers, according to a recent study published in Cancer Research. These drugs are normally used to treat other diseases, such ...
Device hits pancreatic tumors hard with toxic four-drug cocktail, sparing the body
Feb 08, 2016
A highly lethal cancer sometimes requires large doses of highly toxic drugs. However, a blitzkrieg approach can be unfeasible for some patients due to severe side effects. Now a powerhouse team of researchers at the University ...