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Natural antibodies could combat Tasmanian devil cancer: Deakin research

Deakin University scientists may have found a way to stop the cancer that has been killing Tasmanian devils for the past 20 ...

New investigational compound shows promise against melanoma, lymphoma

Cancer patients with the EZH2 gene mutation could benefit from a new therapy UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger researchers have ...

Research points to a new treatment for pancreatic cancer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Researchers have shown how controlling cholesterol metabolism in pancreatic cancer cells reduces metastasis, pointing to a potential new treatment using drugs previously developed for atherosclerosis. ... Full story

HPV vaccination expected to reduce cancer burden in all races, may not eliminate all disparities

Boston, MA – Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers occur more frequently, and sometimes with more deadly consequences, among Hispanics, blacks, and American Indian and Alaska Natives than among whites. A new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that HPV vaccination is expected to reduce the cancer burden across all racial/ethnic groups. ... Full story

Autism and cancer share a remarkable number of risk genes in common

Researchers with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, MIND Institute identify more than 40 common genes ... Full story

Nanoparticles may help treat blood cancer

A new therapeutic strategy for treating Acute Myeloid Leukaemia could involve using nano-particles to deliver a genetic molecule to fight the disease. ... Full story

Open access to a potential new drug target for bowel cancer

Monash and international researchers have discovered a protein that may be crucial in the development of 90 per cent of colon cancers, and may also be involved in the causation of several other cancers, including breast and liver cancers. ... Full story

Elevated bladder cancer risk in New England and arsenic in drinking water from private wells

U.S. bladder cancer mortality rates among white women by state economic area for the time-period 1980-2004. Red denotes high rate; blue shows low. ... Full story

Team identifies new function of genes linked to Fanconi anemia and certain types of cancer

DALLAS – Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified an important new function of genes in the Fanconi anemia pathway – a finding that could have implications for development of new therapies to treat this disorder and some cancers. ... Full story

Helmholtz scientists take part in an EU project on the modeling of signaling pathways in tumor cells

Neuherberg - A group of scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München will engage in a new project promoted by the EU. The scientists in the team of Dr. Jan Hasenauer, head of the young investigator group 'Data-driven Computational Modeling' work as part of CanPathPro. The new project receives funding from the European framework program Horizon 2020. The project goal is the development of models, which help to predict characteristics and the behavior of cancer cells. The funding for the five-year project exceeds one million Euros. ... Full story

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