Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care
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Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care, says the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in a position paper published in ESMO Open.1 The document outlines approval standards for biosimilars, how ...
Stem cell 'marking' study offers alterative hypothesis of cancer metastasis
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Stem cells are among the most energetically activated, migratory and proliferative sub-populations of tumour cells, according to observations by scholars at the Biomedical Research Centre at the University of Salford.
Skin cancer model boost for prevention and treatment
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Researchers at the University of Dundee have found that skin cancers in mice can closely mirror those found in humans, offering a model that could be used to help develop new drugs and find new ways of preventing the disease.
New method offers potential for uncovering how cancer begins
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At Baylor College of Medicine, scientists have developed a method that allows them to accurately determine the genes expressed in single cells. Among other applications, this technique can be useful to study how cancerous ...
Protein isolated from baker's yeast shows potential against leukemia cells
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An enzyme identified in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as brewer's or baker's yeast, has passed in vitro trials, demonstrating its capacity to kill acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells.
New colorectal cancer targeted therapy combination shows promise
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New SWOG study results show significantly better outcomes for patients with a treatment-resistant form of metastatic colorectal cancer when the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib is added to a standard treatment. The findings, for ...
Successful phase 3 trial of drug for liver cancer
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An international phase 3 trial has found that the drug regorafenib improved survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a form of liver cancer, giving people who previously had no other options a better ...
Unique molecular features for vulvar, vaginal melanomas
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(HealthDay)—Vulvar and vaginal melanomas (VVMs) have unique molecular features as compared to nongynecologic melanoma (NGM), according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Cancer.
Team identifies compound that could improve drug development against deadly brain cancer
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A study led by scientists at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) has identified "a potent inhibitory compound" in the elusive hunt for an improved treatment against glioblastoma, the most common and deadly ...
Study reveals why cancer cells spread within the body
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Each day, more than 1,600 people die from cancer in the US, and 450 in the UK, mostly because the disease has spread beyond a stage when surgery is an effective cure and has become resistant to therapy. Despite decades of ...