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Scientists pinpoint bladder cancer patients to benefit from 'tumour-softening'

Scientists in Manchester have identified a protein that could help doctors decide which bladder cancer patients would benefit from a treatment that ...

Penn Team Makes Cancer Glow to Improve Surgical Outcomes

The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, ...

Research may explain how the body’s foremost anti-cancer ‘guardian’ protein learned to switch sides

Cold Spring Harbor, NY -- Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered a new function of the body’s most important tumor-suppressing protein. ... Full story

Anti-cancer lymphatic drugs show potential

Researchers at the University of Auckland are using zebrafish embryos to investigate potential medicines that will inhibit the spread of some cancers via the lymphatic system. ... Full story

New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London's Barts Cancer Institute have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective, according to research published in Nature today (Monday 28 July), ... Full story


(Boston)–A new study has shown that it is possible to predict long-term cancer risk from a chemical exposure by measuring the short-term effects of that same exposure. ... Full story

Cancer researchers identify irreversible inhibitor for KRAS gene mutation

DALLAS – UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found a molecule that selectively and irreversibly interferes with the activity of a mutated cancer gene common in 30 percent of tumors. ... Full story

Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer discovered

Researchers from the University of Bradford have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not. ... Full story

Unhealthy habits more than double risk of metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems ... Full story

Vitamin D linked with improved survival in bowel cancer patients

New research from Trinity and Edinburgh Universities points to the potential importance of Vitamin D in bowel cancer survivorship. ... Full story

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