Predicting the risk of dying of cancer

Researchers use new simple cost effective technology to unravel cancer through standard imaging

Novel strategy to molecular anti-cancer therapy tricks malignant cells

New drug prevents tumour growth by inhibiting the nucleotide sanitising enzyme MTH1

Collagen clue reveals new drug target for untreatable form of lung cancer

Collagen, the stuff of ligaments and skin, and the most abundant protein in the human body, has an extraordinary role in triggering chemical signals that help protect the body from cancer, a new study reveals.

CWRU dental researchers discover how an oral bacterium can trigger colorectal cancer

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine have discovered how a common oral bacterium can contribute to colorectal cancer, a finding that opens promising new research avenues for the development of approaches to prevent and treat the disease.

Study reveals new dietary risk factors for colorectal cancer

Fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits, crisps and deserts have all been identified as risk factors for bowel cancer, according to new research.

New 3D disease map will aid diagnosis

Scientists have made a significant discovery about genetic mutations linked to a wide range of diseases, including cancer, which could pave the way for better treatments.

Roche’s Avastin approved in Japan

First approval of Avastin for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma in combination with radiotherapy and temozolomide chemotherapy

Roche to present important new data reflecting broad cancer pipeline at ASCO

Roche has announced that important new data from clinical trials of several investigational and approved cancer medicines will be presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 31 to June 4, 2013, in Chicago.

Sunlight reduces risk of breast cancer

Over the last few years, more and more studies have been taking a closer look at the links between sunlight and overall cancer risk.

Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Wanted to develop a way to improve therapy that induces cancer cell killing while also mitigating unwanted toxicity

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors at high risk of second cancers

Scientists analysed data from 9,522 patients with Hodgkin lymphoma and 28,277 relatives of the patients

Inherited genes may cause more cancer than previously thought

Scientists looked at neuroendocrine tumours, specifically those which are found in the pancreas

Immune system genes linked to most common type of leukaemia

Gene discovery could lead to new targeted treatments and boost immunotherapy

Veterans not at higher risk of leukaemia, finds study

Exposure to radiation and certain chemicals may increase the risk, leading to worries about the consequences of military service

Cancer cells can shrug off physical constraints on growth and spread

Scientists find cancer cells that spread around the body have a broken switch which continually activates a key molecule called YAP

Gene test could pinpoint patients sensitive to new type of cancer drug

Scientists found that defects in a gene called ARID1A caused sensitivity to new drugs targeting the DNA repair process within tumour cells

One pill could potentially treat everything from cold sores to cancer

Research provides first evidence that it might be possible for one drug to treat different types of the herpes virus in the future

One thousand cancer patients ha​ve gene testing through new process

Testing process was developed in the UK and is being adopted around the globe

‘Stapled’ protein could lead to new cancer treatments

Researchers have designed and built a proteomimetic version of a naturally-occurring protein called TPX2






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