Researchers were able to shrink the tumor in mice that were introduced with therapeutic protein-infused cancer cells, thanks to CRISPR. Can this lead to a potential cancer cure?
Medicine July 12, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a class of drugs that could prevent cancer metastasis. The group found that CDK 4/6 inhibitors may be used to prevent breast cancer from spreading to other parts of the body.
Medicine January 10, 2017
Researchers have identified a key DNA modification that could be employed in creating treatments aimed at cancer prevention. The technique would employ certain steps in the DNA replication process of the cells.
Medicine November 20, 2016
Researchers blocked the amino acid cystine in cancer cells and found nutrient deprivation can kill off cancer cells through necrosis or cell death. The findings can lead to new and better cancer treatments.
Life February 6, 2016
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have possibly discovered what allows tumor spread and growth, and their observations might pave the way for blocking the process altogether.
Animals December 16, 2015
Swiss scientists recently used a combination of tricyclic antidepressants and anticoagulants in mice with gliomas, which are aggressive brain tumors. The therapy caused cancer cells to eat themselves.
Life September 27, 2015
Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center have discovered a new way to manipulate molecular switches in the body that could help alter the development of cancer cells.
Life August 25, 2015
Researchers discovered a way to diagnose patients with pancreatic cancer in its early stage, and possibly bring down the currently high mortality rate of patients with the disease.
Life June 26, 2015
A team of scientists from the University of Sheffield in the UK and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have discovered how a known osteoporosis drug called bisphosphonate is able to stop the spread of cancer cells in the body and prevent them from damaging the bones.
Life May 28, 2015
Cancer could soon be treated by tricking malignant cells to commit cellular suicide. How could this work?
Life January 3, 2015