A staggering 1.7 million persons in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016, with 600,000 cases ending in death. University of Oklahoma researchers have collaborated to design a novel, non-invasive cancer therapy that could…
Boston, MA - Women may only need cervical cancer screening every 5-10 years--instead of every three years, as currently recommended--and may be able to start the screenings later in life, according to..
Choosing the best treatment for a cancer patient is often an inexact science. Drugs that work well for some patients may not help others, and tumors that are initially susceptible to a drug can later ..
A new Tel Aviv University study finds that combining genetic therapy with chemotherapy delivered to a primary tumor site is extremely effective in preventing breast cancer metastasis. The research w..
A team of researchers has discovered that chemoresistant lung cancer cells suppress immune functions and strengthen resistance to chemotherapy by producing interleukin-34 (IL-34) -- a type of cytokine. (more…)
Researchers working in four labs at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a chink in a so-called "undruggable" lung cancer's armor -- and located an existing drug that might provide a treatment. (more…)
Research teams from Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have jointly discovered that the usually protective enzyme FBW7 is commonly mutated and inactivated in childhood brain cancers causing tumors to spread and become more…
Oral administration of nimbolide, over 12 weeks shows reduction of prostate tumor size by up to 70 per cent and decrease in tumor metastasis by up to 50 per cent (more…)
MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. The system is based on levels of enzymes called proteases, whic..
A high-fat-diet-induced immune reaction causes inflammation leading to intestinal cancer in a mouse model -- even among animals that are not obese -- according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of…