Cancer is recognized globally as one of the most costly and deadly health problems, with lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer related deaths. Lung cancer is classified into … Continue Reading Biomarker for most common form of lung cancer in it’s early stages identified.
A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumour to invade other … Continue Reading Novel device captures moment of tumour metastases.
Dangerous brain tumours hijack the brain’s existing blood supply throughout their progression, by growing only within narrow potential spaces between and along the brain’s thousands of small blood vessels, new … Continue Reading Hijacking the brain’s blood supply, tumour discovery could aid treatment.
Twist, Snail, Slug. They may sound like words in a children’s nursery rhyme, but they are actually the exotic names given to proteins that can generate cells with stem cell-like … Continue Reading Protein ZEB1 promotes breast tumour resistance to radiation therapy.
While developing a new cancer drug, researchers at The Wistar Institute discovered that mice lacking a specific protein live longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses. The mice, which lack the … Continue Reading ‘Rewired’ mice show signs of longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses.
Cancer cells are gluttons. Researchers have long known that they monopolize large amounts of sugar. More recently, it became clear that some tumour cells are also characterized by a series … Continue Reading Study maps tumours’ need for sugar for mobility.
Research conducted at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumour growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the … Continue Reading Scripps Florida scientists find genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumours.