Tag: "cancer" at biology news
Enzyme maintaining chromosome ends is linked to bone cancer recurrence, decreased survival
... are more likely to experience a recurrence of the cancer
after treatment and less likely to survive if the cancer
cells are expressing the telomerase gene. This finding, from investigators at St. Jude Children's Re...
University of Alberta researcher looks for clues to mysterious disease
...amage that offer insights into human diseases like cancer
and A-T. A-T is a progressive, degenerative disea...olerate the therapeutic radiation usually given to cancer
patients. That's where Campbell hopes to apply her work. Scientists already know that the A-T pr...
Cannabis may help combat cancer-causing herpes viruses
...l or THC, may block the spread of several forms of cancer
causing herpes viruses, University of South Florid...rus, which is associated with an increased risk of cancer
that is particularly prevalent in AIDS sufferers. Another is Epstein-Barr virus, which predisposes i...
16th EORTC NCI AACR Symposium 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics'
...and Cancer Therapeutics brings 2,000 international cancer
experts together to present new data on leading-edge basic, translational and early clinical research. News briefing: 12.30 hrs CET Thursday 30 September Speakers and topics: * Dr. Jacqueline Limpens: Study shows lycopene and vitamin E inhibits g...
16th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
...and Cancer Therapeutics brings 2,000 international cancer
experts together to present new data on leading-ed...s * Dr Monika Hegi: Trial identifies which brain cancer
patients benefit from temozolomide: genetic predictive test can be carried out in any laboratory and...
$7.5 Million grant to Yale researchers for role of viruses in cancer
...cogenes must be expressed continuously in cervical cancer
cells for the cells to maintain their malignant ch...vated when HPV oncogenes are repressed in cervical cancer
cells. Epstein-Barr Virus and Kaposi's Sarcoma Herpesvirus, two herpesviruses that are unusual ...
Certain genes boost fish oils' protection against breast cancer
...s who found that fish oils appear to reduce breast cancer
risk have now discovered that the oils may especia...ertain common DNA patterns experienced more breast cancer
protection from marine n-3 fatty acids than women with other common patterns," explained Manuela Gag...
Experimental drug shown to block mutant protein causing blood disease
...specific "targeted" drug that disables a switch in cancer
cells that has become jammed in the "on" position ...use inhibitor drugs strike the abnormal kinases in cancer
cells without harming normal tissue, they are associated with fewer side effects than standard cance...
Key stimulator of colorectal cancer identified
...rapeutics aimed at the prevention and treatment of cancer
of the colon and rectum. Colorectal cancer
(CRC) is the second most common cause of death due to cancer
for men and women in the United States ...
Research suggests new avenue for stopping, preventing colon cancer
...ring studies linking the development of colorectal cancer
to the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzyme. COX-2 is a major target for drugs that relieve the pain and inflammation of arthritis, but COX-2 gene expression is also elevated in a variety of malignancies including colorectal tumors. COX-2 generates sever...
Targeted therapy knocks out pediatric brain cancer in mice
...overwhelmingly negative side effects for pediatric cancer
patients. The research is published in the Septemb..."Ultimately, it is likely that success in treating cancer
will require the use of several compounds in concert that target distinct pathways important for tum...
New anti-inflammatory strategy for cancer therapy identified by UCSD researchers
A new strategy for cancer
therapy, which converts the tumor-promoting effect...d malignancy, and how the delicate balance between cancer
promotion and inhibition can be manipulated in the patient's favor, according to the study's senior ...
Researchers develop fast track way to discover how cells are regulated
...nd cell differentiation, both important avenues of cancer
9/11 search-and-rescue dogs exhibit few effects from exposure to disaster sites
...uraged that we do not see significant increases in cancer
and respiratory diseases."The Penn researchers com...t the current time, neither the death rate nor the cancer
rate is different from that of the control group. "Given the mature age of these dogs and the...
Simian virus 40 not associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study shows
...ays for SV40 infection for studies of persons with cancer
and the general population," the authors write....
AACR applauds NCI initiative on nanotechnology
...tter understand the molecular steps that result in cancer
and its spread, scientists and clinicians increasi... components in the near- and long-term progress in cancer
diagnostics, treatment and prevention," said Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), chief executive offi...
Gene expression in liver tumors and patient prognosis
...e development of more targeted therapies for liver cancer
patients. While gene technology has previous...ld be useful in developing new therapies for liver cancer
patients. "Even if a curative therapy for HCC patients cannot be offered at this stage, it may be...
IBD (Crohn's, Colitis) 'joins' cancer, inflammatory diseases in associated blood vessel growth
...w blood vessels is critical in the pathogenesis of cancer
because it increases blood supply to malignant tissue. Relatively recently, a novel pathogenic role of angiogenesis has been established for such chronic inflammatory diseases as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and atherosclerosis. As a result, supp...
There and back again
... forming all migratory cells, including metastatic cancer
cells, as well providing support for the epitheliu...tal biological processes from organ development to cancer
metastasis, such knowledge may one day contribute to our ability to understand these processes, and ...
Researchers identify distinctive signature for metastatic prostate cancer
...in benign and localized to the prostate. Prostate cancer
is the second leading cause of cancer
death in men, and an estimated 230,000 cases will be diagnosed this year, according to the American ...
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