- Mechanism Regulates Tumour Initiation And Invasion In Skin Basal Cell Carcinoma
Researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB uncover a new mechanism that regulates tumour initiation and invasion in skin basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cancer found in human with several million of new patien ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 23 2015 - 6:26pm
- Characteristics Of Transplant Patients Likely To Have A Potential Living Liver Donor
New research published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, reports that younger patients, those who are married, and those with Child-Pugh C ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2015 - 8:17am
- Cancer Abducts Immune Cells – This May Stop It
Cancer cells play it dirty to get what they want. They are survival artists with a strong criminal streak. They surround themselves with a protective shield of extra-cellular material and then secure supply lines by attracting new blood vessels. To achiev ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 3 2015 - 5:26am
- Melanoma Mutation Rewires Cell Metabolism
A mutation found in most melanomas rewires cancer cells' metabolism, making them dependent on a ketogenesis enzyme, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered. The finding points to possible strategies for countering ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 8 2015 - 9:32am
- Common Hormone Could Help Treat Breast Cancer
Around half of all breast cancer patients could one day benefit from having the cheap and widely-available female hormone progesterone added to their treatment, according to a paper by UK researchers published in Nature. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 17 2015 - 9:42am
- Less Intensive Chemo Avoids Irreversible Side Effects In Child Cancer
Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms' tumor who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment, avoiding a type of chemotherapy that can cause irreversible heart problems in later life. The move follows the results ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 16 2015 - 3:46pm
- Hybrid Cells Cause Chaos Around Cancers
Researchers have built a simulation to show how cancerous tumors manipulate blood-vessel growth for their own benefit. Like all cells, those in tumors need access to the body's fine network of blood vessels to bring them oxygen and carry away waste. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 14 2015 - 4:54pm
- New Method To Halt The Advance Of Liver Cancer
A new study by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), the National Cancer Institute, and the Chulabhorn Research Institute has found that blocking the activity of a key immune receptor, the lymphotoxin-beta receptor (LTβR ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2015 - 9:00am
- Promising Prognosis: Cancer Deaths Continue To Fall
The rate of Australians dying from cancer is on a steady, downhill trajectory, thanks to powerful advances made in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease. New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows a promising outlook f ...
Article - The Conversation - Jul 28 2015 - 8:00am
- Resolving The Cancer/Diet Paradox
How much does diet affect the cancer patient? Do "antioxidants" really play an important role in health- or are they causing more cancers than they cure? And what exactly is the relationship between obesity and cancer? The latest Special Issue i ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2015 - 1:02pm