News

Archive by tag: cancerReturn
RSS
21

Could we prevent CANCER altogether?

posted on
Could we prevent CANCER altogether?
The men and women who are trying to bring down cancer are starting to join forces rather than work alone. Together, they are winning a few of the battles against the world’s fiercest disease. For this unprecedented special report, we visited elite cancer research centers around the country to find out where we are in the war.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: cancer, oncology, genetics, immunity, immunotherapy, radiation, nanotech, artificial intelligence, AI | Comments: (0) | View Count: (726)
21

Aspirin vs. Cancer

posted on
Aspirin vs. Cancer
In addition to relieving headaches and preventing heart attacks, the drug seems to keep malignant cells from spreading
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: cancer, oncology, aspirin, genetics | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1003)
21

Ripe for cancer

posted on
Ripe for cancer
IMPROVING the worst environments in the US could prevent 39 in every 100,000 cancer deaths.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: cancer, oncology, pollution, environment | Comments: (0) | View Count: (605)
20

Antibody for fighting cancer emerges

posted on
Antibody for fighting cancer emerges
While studying the underpinnings of multiple sclerosis, investigators came across important clues for how to treat a very different disease: cancer. Researchers describe an antibody that can precisely target regulatory T cells which in turn unleashes the immune system to kill cancer cells. The team reports that the antibody decreased tumor growth in models of melanoma, glioblastoma and colorectal carcinoma, making it an attractive candidate for cancer immunotherapy.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Cancer, oncology, T-cells, antibodies, immunity, immune system | Comments: (0) | View Count: (740)
Cancer researchers tap human intuition of video gamers in quest to beat cancer
Video gamers have the power to beat cancer, according to cancer researchers and video game developers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: crowd research, game mods, cancer, oncology | Comments: (0) | View Count: (793)
Study: New blood test is more accurate in predicting prostate cancer risk than PSA
IsoPSA assay can help in determining the need for prostate biopsy for patients
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Oncology, cancer, prostate cancer, prostate, diagnosis | Comments: (0) | View Count: (667)
Ludwig researchers identify counterintuitive approach to treating a brain cancer
The loss of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN has been linked to tumor growth and chemotherapy resistance in the almost invariably lethal brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Now, Ludwig researchers have shown that one way to override the growth-promoting effects of PTEN deletion is, surprisingly, to inhibit a separate tumor suppressor gene.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: cancer, oncology, genetics, genome engineering | Comments: (0) | View Count: (769)
12

Biologists identify key step in lung cancer evolution

posted on
Biologists identify key step in lung cancer evolution
Biologists have identified a major switch that occurs as lung adenomas transition to more aggressive adenocarcinomas -- and that blocking this switch prevents the transition. The findings suggest drugs interfering with this switch could be useful in treating early-stage lung cancers.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Cancer, oncology, transformation of tumors, malignant tumors, benign tumors | Comments: (0) | View Count: (657)
09

At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born

posted on
At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born
Tumor Cells Shown to Enter Bloodstream from Deep within Early-Stage Tumors
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Oncology, cancer, metastases | Comments: (0) | View Count: (757)
Scientists find a likely genetic driver of smoking-related heart disease
Cigarette smoking accounts for about one fifth of cases of coronary heart disease (CHD), one of the leading causes of death worldwide, but precisely how smoking leads to CHD has long been unclear. Now, a team has uncovered a molecule that may at least partly explain the smoking-CHD connection.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Smoking, heart, cardiovascular system, genetics, ADAMTS7, cancer, oncology | Comments: (0) | View Count: (747)
Page 3 of 6 First 12[3]45 Last