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Tamoxifen Could Break the Physical 'Scaffolds' Around Pancreatic Cancer

Dec 13, 2018 1:00 pm
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The well-known drug tamoxifen could exploit a weakness in the physical ‘scaffolds’ around tumours, according to research led by Imperia...

A New Therapeutic Vaccine for Treating Women with Precancerous Cervical Cells

Dec 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in an international study to determine the effectiveness of a new therapeutic vaccine for tre...

Reprogramming Human and Mouse Skin Cells into Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

Dec 12, 2018 11:00 am
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For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called ...

Uncovering the Unique Drug Susceptibility Patterns in Leukemia Cells Could Lead to Appropriate Treatment for AML

Dec 11, 2018 1:00 pm
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Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment f...

The Relationship between DNA Damage and Mutations in Genetic Diseases and Cancer

Dec 11, 2018 12:00 pm
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Scientists have reported that many inheritance mutations are caused by DNA damage rather than errors in DNA doubling. The study was conducted by an...

NSD2 Might Be a Therapeutic Target for Metastatic and Resistant Prostate Cancers

Dec 9, 2018 6:00 pm
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A door opens to a new combined therapy to treat the most aggressive and resistant prostate cancers. This is one of the conclusions reached by resea...

Genetic Study of Patients with Neuroblastoma May Offer Doctors a Better Way for Treatment

Dec 9, 2018 12:00 pm
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A very large team of researchers, mostly from multiple institutions across Germany, has found what might be a better way to treat patients with neu...

A New Approach to Cancer Therapeutics by Targeting the Evolution of Cancer Cells

Dec 8, 2018 1:00 pm
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Singapore – A team of scientists from Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has id...

Identifying the 3-D Structure of a New Immune Brake, CD96 that Might Serve As a Treatment for Cancer

Dec 8, 2018 11:00 am
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New research undertaken at Monash University has shed new light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system. The findings have si...

CAR-T Cell Therapy for Promising Treatment B-cell Lymphoma

Dec 6, 2018 11:00 am
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An international phase-2 trial of a CAR-T cell therapy published in the New England Journal of Medicine (and presented at the ASH annual meeting in...

Acting as Judge, Jury and Executioner, Gamma-Delta T Cells Help Identify and Kill Cancers!

Dec 5, 2018 3:00 pm
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The immune system can broadly be divided into innate and adaptive ‘arms’. The innate immune system detects pathogens and abnormal cells...

New Study Provides Evidence that Ibrutinib Is the Most Effective Treatment for Older Adults With Chronic lymphocytic leukemia CLL

Dec 5, 2018 2:00 pm
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Results from an multi-institutional, phase 3 clinical trial show that older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a significantly l...

A Comprehensive Study Discovers 40 New Genetic Variants Associated with Colorectal Cancer Risk

Dec 5, 2018 11:00 am
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The most comprehensive genome-wide association study, or GWAS, of colorectal cancer risk to date, published today in Nature Genetics, has discovere...

New Unique Approach for Understanding How colorectal Tumors Metastasize

Dec 4, 2018 3:00 pm
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A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has found that using optimized single-cell multi-omics sequencing better reveal...

New Insight into How the Immune System Can Be Hampered When it Comes to Fighting Cancer

Dec 4, 2018 2:00 pm
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Over the course of evolution, the immune system has developed effective mechanisms to detect pathogens invading the body from outside and to elimin...

New Approach for Treating Cancer by Making Cancer Cells Aggressive and Then Moving in for Checkmate!

Dec 4, 2018 12:00 pm
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In chemotherapy, cytostatics -- i.e., substances that are halting cell prolifieration -- prevent cancer cells from growing and cause them to die. T...

A New Immunotherapy Can Greatly Extend the Lives of Many People with Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

Dec 3, 2018 12:00 pm
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A new immunotherapy can greatly extend the lives of a proportion of people with advanced head and neck cancer, with some living for three years or ...

Healthy Blood Stem Cells Seem to Have as Many Mutations as Leukemic Cells!

Dec 2, 2018 11:00 am
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Researchers from the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology have shown that the number of mutations in healthy and leukemic blood ste...

Genomic Screening Can Identify those who Carry an Identifiable Genetic Risk for Cancer

Dec 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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A genomic screening approach of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80 percent of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk for breast,...

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...


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