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Scientists found a way to reactivate ‘tumour suppressor’ genes

September 28, 2019

You would get cancer all the time, if your body was not ready to react and suppress the…
Greens and Genes

May 20, 2019

Compound found in cruciferous vegetables that reawakens potent tumor suppressor. Your mother was right: Broccoli is good for…
Super Suppressor

September 25, 2018

For the first time, researchers have shown in preclinical models that it’s possible to treat cancer by delivering…
Dynamic Differences

November 17, 2017

Since it first evolved in the common ancestor to multicellular animals some one billion years ago, the p53…
Team identifies structure of tumor-suppressing protein

August 27, 2015

An international group of researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University physicists Mathias Lösche and Frank Heinrich have established the structure of an…
Suppressing a protein reduces cancer spread in mice

December 29, 2014

In a new study, researchers found that a specific protein called “chitinase 3-like-1” appears key in enabling malignant…
For Important Tumor-Suppressing Protein, Context is Key

November 24, 2014

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have learned new details about…
New ways to treat solid tumours

August 18, 2014

An international team of scientists has shown that an antibody against the protein EphA3, found in the micro-environment…
Finding the Achilles’ Heel of Ovarian Tumor Growth

June 20, 2014

A team of scientists, led by principal investigator David D. Schlaepfer, PhD, professor in the Department of Reproductive…
Discovery of a new bioactive agent possessing anti-cancer action

June 10, 2014

Colorectal cancer is the cause of death for some 600,000 people per year in the world and patient…
Hidden Mechanism for the Suppression of Colon Cancer Identified

April 18, 2014

Korean researchers have successfully identified the cancer inhibitory mechanism of the colon tissue. The discovery of the inherent…
Gene family proven to suppress prostate cancer

March 17, 2014

Cornell researchers report they have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes, called MicroRNA-34 (miR-34), are…
Precision attack on cancer: better ways to deploy chemotherapy drugs and overcome tumor resistance

March 12, 2014

Most cancer patients receive one or more of the frontline chemotherapy drugs that have been discovered over the…
Anti-malarial drug in combination with starvation can trick tumors into “eating” themselves

January 31, 2014

The majority of current cancer treatments is limited, as tumors are able to develop drug resistance. In particular,…
Drugs that block new target gene could make many tumors more vulnerable to chemotherapy

November 15, 2013

About half of all cancer patients have a mutation in a gene called p53, which allows tumors to…
Molecular Relative of p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein also Helps Cancer Cells Thrive

July 17, 2013

They say you can pick your friends, but not your family. The same may hold true for related…
Tumor-suppressor Protein Gives Up Its Secrets

July 8, 2013

Discovery promises new targets for cancer drug design Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a…
Discovered the role of noncoding 5S rRNA in protecting the p53 tumor suppressor gene

July 6, 2013

Researchers of the Cancer Metabolism group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Catalan Oncology Institute (ICO) and…
Positive Feedback

May 31, 2013

Researchers have found a new role for mTOR in autism-related disorders Researchers have found a novel role for…
Study suggests link between tumor suppressors and starvation survival

May 13, 2013

A particular tumor suppressor gene that fights cancer cells does more than clamp down on unabated cell division…
Fasting time for tumour cells

March 15, 2013

Tumours need a steady supply of sufficient nutrients to be able to grow. In order to secure the…
A New (Old) Player in Cancer Metabolism

December 11, 2012

Known for controlling glucose processing, SIRT6 also suppresses tumor growth. A protein known to regulate how cells process…
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