Sleep apnea’s variable oxygen levels cause damage that is detectable at the tissue level. Although many other confounding factors exist, sleep apnea is shown to be an independent factor associated … Continue Reading Study shows that sleep apnea can help enable the spread of lung cancer cells.
Melanoma is one of the types of cancer that poses the greatest challenge to researchers because it manifests itself in many ways, it contains a large number of mutations and … Continue Reading Researchers identify a new molecular biomarker for malignant melanoma.
Natural killer cells of the immune system can fend off malignant lymphoma cells and thus are considered a promising therapeutic approach. However, previous studies show that in the direct vicinity … Continue Reading Researchers identify how lymphoma tumours evade the immune response.
In a clinical study of patients in the United States and China, researchers from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the National Cancer … Continue Reading Microendoscope could eliminate unneeded biopsies, human study shows.
An experimental drug that attacks brain tumour tissue by crippling the cells’ energy source called the mitochondria has passed early tests in animal models and human tissue cultures, state researchers … Continue Reading Selective mitochondrial chemotherapy, decimates brain tumours and headed for human trials.
If kidney cancer is diagnosed early, before it spreads, 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges. Now, researchers at Washington University … Continue Reading Non-invasive kidney cancer urine test successful in human trials.
Next generation sequencing in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) tumours shows a complex mutational setting with a high number of genetic alterations in genes involved in DNA repair, cell survival and … Continue Reading Next generation sequencing used to map epigenetic methylation in malignant pleural mesothelioma.