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According to new research, testing for genetic abnormalities in urine can identify bladder cancer years before the disease manifests clinical symptoms.
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An enzyme that defends human cells against viruses can help drive cancer evolution towards greater malignancy by causing myriad mutations in cancer cells, according to a study led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine. The finding suggests that the enzyme may be a potential target for f
Could knowing where your ancestors came from be the key to better cancer treatments? Maybe, but where would that key fit? How can we trace cancer's ancestral roots to modern-day solutions? For Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Research Professor Alexander Krasnitz, the answers may lie dee
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Neuroblastoma is a tumour of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs mainly in young children. Every year, 25 children in the Netherlands receive this diagnosis. Surgery to remove the tumour tissue forms an important part of the treatment plan. Since November 2014, care for children in th
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Researchers at UConn Health, Yale, and Johns Hopkins have identified that some cancer cells can "cheat" by escaping constraints imposed by lack of oxygen, allowing the cancer cells to continue to grow.
Scientists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) have engineered T cells to produce a potent anti-cancer cytokine, but only when they encounter tumour cells.
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A fundamental challenge in drug development is the balance between optimizing a drug's lock-and-key fit with its target and the drug's ability to make its way across the cellular membrane and access that target.
A team of Polish scientists led by Magdalena Winkiel at Adam Mickiewicz University, publishing today in Frontiers in Pharmacology, reviewed the bioactive compounds called glycolalkaloids that are found in many vegetables that are household names, like potatoes and tomatoes, to demonstrate th
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Researchers found that women who acquire a benign breast illness diagnosis through screening have an almost doubled risk of acquiring breast cancer.
Variable voltages have been discovered in the membranes of breast cancer cells, revealing information about how the cells grow and spread.
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The risk of breast cancer is almost doubled in women diagnosed with benign breast disease through screening, according to research presented at the 13th European Breast Cancer Conference.
Cancer that splits and develops in new organs around the body becomes significantly more difficult to fight. Now, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have shown that these metastatic cancers, that spread from the original, adapt their metabolism to the tissue in which t