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Protein once thought to be exclusive to neurons helps some cancers grow and spread.

Regulation and control of the body and its processes are overseen by electrochemical signals across synapses, the dynamic spaces between nerve cells.  Now, two studies from researchers at UT Southwestern Medical … Continue Reading Protein once thought to be exclusive to neurons helps some cancers grow and spread.

Researchers successfully block circulating breast cancer cells from entering bones.

Breast cancer is notorious for its ability to relapse after many years, long after a patient had completed treatment.  A major site of disease dissemination and relapse is bone, although … Continue Reading Researchers successfully block circulating breast cancer cells from entering bones.

Human studies show specific nerve cell protein is elevated by an aggressive form of neuroblastoma.

A protein produced by nerve cells appears to be elevated in the blood of those with an aggressive form of neuroblastoma. The findings, presented at the American Association for Cancer … Continue Reading Human studies show specific nerve cell protein is elevated by an aggressive form of neuroblastoma.

Researchers characterise the unique nutrient needs of triple negative breast cancer.

Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of … Continue Reading Researchers characterise the unique nutrient needs of triple negative breast cancer.