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Pulling the plug on calcium pumps – potential new treatment strategy for pancreatic cancer

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UK scientists have identified a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by ‘pulling the plug’ on the…
Hormone resistance in breast cancer linked to DNA ‘rewiring’

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Garvan researchers have revealed changes to the 3D arrangement of DNA linked to treatment resistance in ER+ breast…
Cancer’s big appetite

3 days ago

There’s no shortage of ways to kill a cancer cell. Cut it out, poison it, blast it with…
Researchers Find New Function for Macropinocytosis in Mammalian Cell Growth

5 days ago

Research suggests the possibility of a more general phenomenon, applicable to the growth of other primary cell types.…
Team Sheds New Light on the Role of Regulatory T Cells in Pancreatic Cancer

5 days ago

In mouse models, the work uncovers a new potential target to improve immunotherapy approaches to the deadly disease.…
Researchers Predict 10-Year Breast Cancer Recurrence with MRI Scans

December 27, 2019

Diverse diseases like breast cancer can present challenges for clinicians, specifically on a cellular level. While one patient’s…
Fibroblasts Involved in Healing Spur Tumor Growth in Cancer

December 20, 2019

Vital to healing wounds, fibroblasts have a ‘misguided’ response to cancer cells, according to Tel Aviv University researchers.…
Saccharin derivatives give cancer cells a not-so-sweet surprise

December 20, 2019

Saccharin received a bad rap after studies in the 1970s linked consumption of large amounts of the artificial…
When cells cycle fast, cancer gets a jumpstart

December 19, 2019

The progression of cancer has been studied extensively, and the key steps in this journey have been well…
Free tool simplifies cancer research

December 17, 2019

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a new method for identifying which proteins are affected by specific drugs.…
Introducing the Targeted Anticancer Therapies and Precision Medicine in Cancer Collection

December 16, 2019

While the rate of death from cancer has been declining since the 1990s, an estimated 9.6 million people…
Chemists’ calculations may advance cancer prediction

December 16, 2019

When do cancer-prone cells turn into full-blown cancer? A Rice University scientist and his colleague believe there’s a…
Multiplexed C dots track cancer cells to improve patient care

December 6, 2019

For more than a decade, researchers have used glowing nanoparticles called Cornell dots, or C dots, to illuminate…
Technique shows how individual cancer cells react to drugs

December 6, 2019

A new technique reported in Science overcomes several limitations of typical high-throughput chemical screens conducted on cell samples. Such…
Developing a new AI breast cancer diagnostic tool

December 4, 2019

Scientists are developing a new way to identify the unique chemical ‘fingerprints’ for different types of breast cancers.…
New Treatment Triggers Self-Destruction of Pancreatic Cancer Cells

December 3, 2019

Research conducted on human pancreatic tumors transplanted in mice reveals promising results, Tel Aviv University researchers say. Pancreatic…
New principle for activation of cancer genes discovered

December 2, 2019

Researchers have long known that some genes can cause cancer when overactive, but exactly what happens inside the…
New path forward for pancreatic cancer treatment

November 29, 2019

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive cancers – by the time most cases are diagnosed, the…
Vicious Circles: Ring-shaped DNA Provides Cancer Cells with a Malignant Twist

November 27, 2019

Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA encodes information, not only in its sequence but also in its shape. Building upon…
Scientists discover new drugs with potential to treat stubborn cancers

November 20, 2019

Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new class of drugs with the potential to make…
Elusive cancer-related protein captured in flight

November 14, 2019

Scientists have for the first time seen how the MYC protein, which plays a central role in cancer,…
Pioneering new ‘smart needle’ could revolutionize cancer diagnosis

November 13, 2019

A multidisciplinary team of experts has developed a ground-breaking ‘smart needle’ probe that uses light to pinpoint cancerous…
New process of the antitumor response of NK cells in myeloma discovered

November 5, 2019

NK cells mean Natural Killer cells. They are part of the innate immune system. They are known primarily…
Lab leads effort to model proteins tied to cancer

November 4, 2019

Computational scientists, biophysicists and statisticians from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) are…
3D-Printed Device Finds ‘Needle in a Haystack’ Cancer Cells by Removing the Hay

October 31, 2019

Finding a handful of cancer cells hiding among billions of blood cells in a patient sample can be…
Caught in the Act: First Snapshots of Cancer Protein B-Raf

October 25, 2019

First snapshots of cancer protein B-Raf illuminate basic biology, drug design. It’s like the parable about the blindfolded…
Biologists build proteins that avoid crosstalk with existing molecules

October 24, 2019

Inside a living cell, many important messages are communicated via interactions between proteins. For these signals to be…
New organelle that helps prevent cancer discovered inside our cells

October 24, 2019

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells…
Yale scientists help immune system find hidden cancer cells

October 16, 2019

Cancer cells are masters at avoiding detection, but a new system developed by Yale scientists can make them…
Study: Aggressive Breast Cancers Store Large Amounts of Energy, Which Enables It to Spread

October 7, 2019

The finding suggests a potential target in the metabolism that could slow or prevent breast cancer metastasis. Cancer cells…
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