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Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells
Researchers from Kanazawa University on the development of a technique to closely track a specific protein on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells. (2019-06-19)
IDIBELL researchers relate the amplification of a chromosomal region with resistance to to a chemotherapeutic drug in breast cancer
IDIBELL researchers relate the amplification of a chromosomal region with resistance to a chemotherapeutic drug in breast cancer. (2019-06-18)
Researchers identify enzyme that suppresses immune system in breast cancer
Duke Cancer Institute researchers outlined a potential way to uncloak breast cancer tumors to the body's immune system. (2019-06-17)
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors
For dogs with mammary tumors, deciding a course of treatment can depend on a variety of factors, some of which may seem to contradict one another. (2019-06-14)
A homing beacon for chemotherapy drugs
Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. (2019-06-12)
Study shows more effective method for detecting prostate cancer
Each year, 1 million men in the US undergo biopsies for prostate cancer. (2019-06-12)
Novel agent reactivates an immune call by LIF blockade
Promising new therapy with a dual mechanism of action to eliminate cancer stem cells and activate the immune system now in clinical development. (2019-06-11)
Molecular chatter makes for a 'hot tumor'
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has deciphered a complex molecular conversation between cancer and immune cells that is key to orchestrating the successful invasion of tumors by T cells that kill cancer cells. (2019-06-10)
Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo
Researchers at MIT and Duke University have discovered a potential drug compound that can block a mutagenic DNA repair pathway that helps cancer cells survive chemotherapy. (2019-06-06)
Immune cells determine how fast certain tumors grow
By examining brain tumors in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2019-06-03)
Early onset colorectal cancer rising fastest in the west
Early-onset colorectal cancer -- cancer occurring before age 50 -- is rising most rapidly in Western states, where healthy behaviors are prominent, according to a new study. (2019-05-29)
New study reveals an unexpected survival mechanism of a subset of cancer cells
A research group led by Claus M. Azzalin at iMM has discovered that a human enzyme named FANCM is absolutely required for the survival of ALT tumor cells. (2019-05-28)
New evidence supports surgery for rare type of brain lymphoma
Through a systematic review of published studies going back 50 years, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified a distinct subtype of primary central nervous system (PCNS) lymphoma that should be considered for surgical removal, suggesting a major shift in how this type of tumor is evaluated and managed. (2019-05-28)
New understanding of how cells form tunnels may help in treating wounds, tumors
'A major aspect of our research is that it just really illustrates how complex all these different components are going on inside a person's body,' said Andrew Ford. (2019-05-23)
Using fruit flies to identify new treatment for a colorectal cancer patient
Erdem Bangi and colleagues demonstrate a new approach to developing personalized therapy for a patient with treatment-resistant colorectal cancer: using a fruit fly genetically modified with a patient's own cancer mutations to test candidate treatments. (2019-05-22)
Shedding light on cancer metabolism in real-time with bioluminescence
Cancerous tumors can be made to bioluminesce, like fireflies, according to the level of their glucose uptake, giving rise to a technique for quantifying metabolite absorption. (2019-05-20)
Yale study identifies how cancer drug inhibits DNA repair in cancer cells
According to researchers at Yale Cancer Center, a cancer drug thought to be of limited use possesses a superpower of sorts: It is able to stop certain cancer cells from repairing their DNA in order to survive. (2019-05-15)
New insights into treatment targets for men with advanced prostate cancers
A study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology, an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) journal, outlines findings from the largest-ever prospective genomic analysis of advanced prostate cancer tumors. (2019-05-13)
Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis
Researchers have found that higher levels of aneuploidy lead to much greater lethality among prostate cancer patients. (2019-05-13)
Biomarker may help identify men with prostate cancer at greater risk of tumor metastasis
Ten percent of patients with prostate cancer develop locally invasive and metastatic disease, which increases the severity of the disease and likelihood of death and limits treatment options. (2019-05-09)
New brain tumor imaging technique uses protein found in scorpion venom
A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. (2019-05-09)
Tumor mutations may predict response to immunotherapy
Center say they have found a potential explanation for the failures. (2019-05-07)
'Google Maps' for cancer: Image-based computer model reveals finer details of tumor blood flow
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have developed something akin to a 'Google Maps' approach for more accurately computing and visualizing the structural and functional blood vessel changes needed for tumor growth. (2019-05-06)
A new approach to targeting tumors and tracking their spread
MIT researchers have developed nanosized antibodies that home in on the meshwork of proteins surrounding cancer cells. (2019-05-06)
Study reveals amyloid clumps of a truncated p53 structure related to endometrial cancer
Brazilian scientists have discovered that a truncated variant of the tumor suppressor protein p53 is present as amyloid aggregates in endometrial cancer cells. (2019-05-03)
Cancer cells have a problem with junk RNA that makes them vulnerable
The important role of the ADAR enzyme and junk RNA in cancer cells opens an entirely new playbook for the treatment of tumors, one that is focused on RNA rather than DNA. (2019-05-03)
Mutational intensity influences a tumor's response to PD-1 immunotherapy
Following FDA approval last year of PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitors for tumors with mismatch repair deficiency, a new study reveals more about why responses of these tumors to this immunotherapy vary, specifically implicating mutation intensity. (2019-05-02)
Hearing loss weakens skills that young cancer survivors need to master reading
Researchers have identified factors that explain why severe hearing loss sets up pediatric brain tumor survivors for reading difficulties with far-reaching consequences. (2019-05-02)
EGLN inhibitor protects normal tissue and enables RT in mouse model of pancreatic cancer
Administration of the EGLN inhibitor FG-4592 prior to ablative radiotherapy provided protection against fatal gastrointestinal bleeding and improved survival in a mouse model of unresectable pancreatic cancer. (2019-04-30)
Twelve-year follow-up after peptide receptor radionuclide therapy
A 12-year retrospective clinical study of patients who received peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for malignant neuroendocrine tumors demonstrates the long-term effectiveness of this treatment, which also allows patients to maintain a high quality of life. (2019-04-30)
Analyzing colon cancer proteins and genes uncovers new potential treatments
Analyzing both the entire set of genes and all the proteins produced by colon cancer tissues from patient samples has revealed a more comprehensive view of the tumor that points at novel cancer biological mechanisms and possible new therapeutic strategies. (2019-04-25)
Hopkins researchers ID neurotransmitter that helps cancers progress
Using human cancer cells, tumor and blood samples from cancer patients, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have uncovered the role of a neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers. (2019-04-24)
Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors
Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a way to improve the accuracy of surgery to remove ovarian tumors. (2019-04-24)
Exposing cancer's metabolic addictions
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers and collaborators describe a new set of 'rules' that predict how the tissue of origin influences critical aspects of the genetic makeup of tumors, with potentially important therapeutic implications. (2019-04-24)
Studying cell lineage in tumors reveals targetable vulnerabilities
To explain a person's actions in the present, it sometimes helps to understand their past, including where they come from and how they were raised. (2019-04-24)
Biologists design new molecules to help stall lung cancer
University of Texas at Dallas scientists have demonstrated that the growth rate of the majority of lung cancer cells relates directly to the availability of a crucial oxygen-metabolizing molecule called heme. (2019-04-23)
Study: Drugs reprogram genes in breast tumors to prevent endocrine resistance
Treating breast tumors with two cancer drugs simultaneously may prevent endocrine resistance by attacking the disease along two separate gene pathways, scientists at the University of Illinois found in a new study. (2019-04-23)
Hole-forming protein may suppress tumor growth
A gene called gasdermin E, which is downregulated in many cancers, aids cells in dying in an unexpected way, and may also suppress tumor growth. (2019-04-22)
IDIBELL -- ICO researchers set new bases to develop therapies against colorectal cancer
IDIBELL -- ICO researchers in Barcelona have found that inactivation of two proteins make tumoral cells more sensitive to chemotherapy. (2019-04-17)
New study explains how inflammation causes gastric cancer
Researchers from Kanazawa University and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development have solved the decades-old mystery of how stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori causes gastric cancer. (2019-04-16)
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