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Cancer Detection Device

Tiny Cancer Detection Device Proves Effective in Uganda Testing

Its name is an acronym used to convey its size, but researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine are hoping their hand-held cancer...
Brain Cancer

UF Brain Cancer Investigators Lead Bold Initiative with Top Peers to...

The goal: achieving transformative improvement in long-term survival within the next decade for patients diagnosed with malignant brain tumors. To get there, University of...
Viral Cancer Therapy

Spotting the Virus:Russian-Canadian Research Development to Increase the Effectiveness of Viral...

Today, doctors typically treat cancer surgically, through either radiation or chemotherapy. Therapy with an oncolytic virus — virotherapy or oncolytics — is a fairly new and promising method of cancer treatment based...
pancreatic cancer

New Blood Test Detects Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is currently very difficult to detect while it is still resectable. A new blood test developed by researchers at Lund University in...
Aspirin

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Found to Have No Effect on Healthy Life...

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin...
medulloblastoma

Protein Analysis Uncovers New Medulloblastoma Subtypes

Two patients with the same kind of tumor can have very different experiences. One patient’s cancer may progress quickly while the other grows slowly....
Acute Leukemia

Findings Could Improve Treatment for Challenging Acute Leukemia in Children

Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have made important discoveries that could lead...
artificial intelligence tool

Artificial Intelligence Tool Accurately Identifies Cancer Type & Genetic Changes in...

A new computer program can analyze images of patients’ lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a...
Mitochondria

Mitochondria Come Together to Kill Cancer Cells

Targeting a pathway that controls the movement of mitochondria, the powerhouses of all cells, could reduce cancer invasiveness and resistance to radiotherapy. A team of...
pancreatic cancer

Novel Drug Inspired by a Marine Natural Product Offers New Approach...

A novel drug candidate based on a marine natural product discovered 20 years ago could be the basis for a new approach to treating...
cancer cells

Sugar Chain Complexes Affect Cancer Cell Binding

RIKEN researchers have uncovered important differences in how strongly sugar chain clusters bind to different tumor cells1. This discovery could be used to design drug-delivery...
Cancer and Chronic Infections

Two Molecules Offer Great Potential to Combat Cancer and Chronic Infections

To fight viral infections, your immune system calls on CD8 T cells to kill the infected cells. The CD8 T cells can also be used in immunotherapy approaches...
brain cancer glioblastoma

Researchers Unlock Secret of Deadly Brain Cancer’s “Immortality”

UC San Francisco researchers have discovered how a mutation in a gene regulator called the TERTpromoter — the third most common mutation among all human cancers...
medulloblastoma

New Approach Uncovers Tumor Promoting Signaling Pathway in Common Children’s Brain...

The "Hopp Children's Cancer Center at the NCT Heidelberg" (KiTZ) is a joint initiative of Heidelberg University Hospital and the German Cancer Research Center...
Cancer Cell Mutations

Optimizing Technologies for Discovering Cancer Cell Mutations

Cancer cells often have mutations in their DNA that can give scientists clues about how the cancer started or which treatment may be most...
Cancer Treatment

Researchers Welcome NHS Roll out of Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment

NHS England’s announcement that children and young people with leukaemia will receive a ‘revolutionary’ treatment has been welcomed by the UCL Cancer Institute, which...
Optogenetics

Mutations, Drugs Drive Cancer by Blurring Growth Signals

Genetic mutations in a form of non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may drive tumor formation by blurring cells’ perception of key growth signals, according...
optoelectronic device

Bioadhesive, Wirelessly-Powered Implant Emitting Light to Kill Cancer Cells

Scientists from Waseda University, the National Defense Medical College, and the Japan Science and Technology Agency developed a new bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered light-emitting device which...
Cancer Treatment

New Cancer Treatment Uses Enzymes to Boost Immune System and Fight...

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new approach to treating cancer using enzyme therapy. The enzyme, PEG-KYNase, does not directly...
lung cancer

Gaining Ground in the Battle Against Lung Cancer

More than one million people worldwide die each year from lung cancer. Oncologists are turning to immunotherapy as a new treatment option. This uses...