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Dec 21, 2014

Combining images and genetic data proves gene loss behind aggressive ovarian cancers

Cancer Research UK scientists have shown that loss of a gene called PTEN triggers some cases of an aggressive form of ovarian cancer, called high-grade serous ovarian cancer, according to a study... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Korean scientists publish the latest results on colorectal cancer screening using the M2-PK test

Scientists from the College of Medicine at the Catholic University of Korea havepublished newest data on the M2-PK test from a multi-center study of colorectal cancerscreening in the journal... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Stem cells born out of indecision

This latest research by Joshua Brickman and his research team from Danish Stem Cell Center (Danstem) at the University of Copenhagen specifically found that inhibiting or blocking stem cells ability... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Beneficial function identified of endogenous retroviruses in immune response

Retroviruses are best known for causing contagious scourges such as AIDS, or more sporadically, cancer. Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Complex interactions between proteins Rbm38 and p53 govern tumor suppression and aging

Scientists have long known the p53 protein suppresses tumors. However, a recent animal study by UC Davis researchers has uncovered a complicated relationship between p53 and another protein, Rbm38... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

New cell culture technique paves the way for tailor-made cancer treatments

In a development that could lead to a deeper understanding of cancer and better early-stage treatment of the disease, University of Michigan researchers have devised a reliable way to grow a certain... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

High-definition scopes accurately assess polyps

It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient's colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician... Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Physical activity linked to lower death risk in men with localized prostate cancer

Walking or cycling for at least 20 minutes a day could significantly reduce mortality risk for men with localized prostate cancer, according to a new study. Read More
Dec 21, 2014

Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer control

Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International. Read More
Dec 21, 2014

A mystery of albinism unlocked

A team led by Brown University biologists has discovered the way in which a specific genetic mutation appears to lead to the lack of melanin production underlying a form of albinism. Read More
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