Cancer (963 News)

Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"

Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am
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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRC...

Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer

Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm
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Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satel...

Plasticity as Survival Strategy in Colon Cancer

Oct 1, 2018 12:00 pm
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Scientists in Germany have discovered that colon cancers contain two different cell types, characterized by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)...

A Sub-type of Medulloblastoma Cancer that can be Treated Successfully with Reduced-intensity Chemotherapy

Sep 29, 2018 12:00 pm
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The youngest patients with the brain tumor medulloblastoma are among the most challenging because their rapidly developing brains limit treatment o...

Lumoxiti, the First New Treatment Option for HCL's Patients in Over 20 Years

Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm
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AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has appro...

Bladder Cancer Patients with Mutations in DNA Repair Genes Live Shorter than Patients without the mutations

Sep 25, 2018 12:00 pm
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Mutations in genes that help repair damage to DNA may aid in predicting the prognosis of patients with bladder and other related cancers, according to...

Alecensa® is a New Roche's Drug as an Initial Treatment for ALK

Sep 23, 2018 10:00 am
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Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has granted marketing authorisation for Alecensa...

Cancer is Associated with an Increased Risk of Diabetes in Cancer Survivors

Sep 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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A new retrospective Korean cohort study of more than half a million men and women followed for 10 years shows that a diagnosis of nine types of cancer...

Genetic Mutations Could Play a Vital Role in Improving Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Patients

Sep 17, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists have discovered a link between certain genetic mutations, the aggressiveness of prostate cancer, risk of developing the disease and poorer ...

Agilent Companion Diagnostic Gets Approved by FDA for Expanded Use in Urothelial Carcinoma

Sep 16, 2018 9:00 am
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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assa...

Scientists Investigating Alternative DNA Repair Pathways

Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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Proteins commonly known as BRCA—short for BReast CAncer susceptibility gene- serve a critical role in cellular DNA repair, but when mutated they...

The Significance and Role of CD44 in Cancers

Sep 12, 2018 12:00 pm
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The molecule called CD44 is a transmembrane glycoprotein involved in cell to cell adhesion, interactions, and signaling. It is also a receptor of hyal...

Metastatic Breast Cancer May Caused by a Master Gene Regulator

Sep 12, 2018 10:00 am
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LA JOLLA—A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some...

An Effective New Treatment Option for People with Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL)

Sep 4, 2018 2:00 pm
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People diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia (HCL), an uncommon form of leukemia, may soon have an effective new treatment option, according to findings ...

The Role Of Gene MUC16 In Gastric Cancer

Sep 1, 2018 10:00 am
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Although immunotherapy is seen as a very promising treatment for cancer, currently only 20 to 30 percent of patients respond positively. Being able to...

Zinc Finger Genes Play a Main Role in the Gene Dysregulation in Some Cancers

Aug 18, 2018 11:00 am
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By analyzing data from thousands of patients, Princeton researchers have identified genetic mutations that frequently occur in people with uterine can...

DNA Repair and Tumor Suppression

Aug 18, 2018 10:00 am
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p53, a tumor suppressor gene, is one of the most important genes in human cancer. p53 regulates responses to various stressors and is known to prevent...

How Wilms Tumor's Mutation, Drive Insulin-Like Growth Factor 2 (IGF2) to Enhance Its Cancerous Growth

Aug 15, 2018 10:00 am
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Connecting two previously unreported insights about the formation of pediatric kidney cancer, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncoo...

Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am
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Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness ...

Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer

Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am
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Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal a...


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