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Research team shrinks breast cancer tumors in mice with targeted therapy

Research team shrinks breast cancer tumors in mice with targeted therapy

Research team shrinks breast cancer tumors in mice with targeted therapy Research team shrinks breast cancer tumors in mice with targeted therapy WPI Provost Wole Soboyejo. Credit: Worcester Polytechnic Institute A team of researchers led by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Provost Wole Soboyejo has identified targeted drugs that reduced the …

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    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates (HealthDay)—Lung cancer patients who are given the opportunity to be informed of their diagnosis have a longer median survival time, according to a study published in the May issue of Psycho-Oncology. Tong …

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      Gene inactivation of PTEN drives cancer predisposition

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      Gene inactivation of PTEN drives cancer predisposition Gene inactivation of PTEN drives cancer predisposition Credit: CC0 Public Domain An international team of researchers co-led by Cleveland Clinic have identified why patients without PTEN mutations may still experience the high cancer risk associated with PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS). In a …

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        Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice

        Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice

        Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice Researchers discover how protein can inhibit cancer development in mice The researchers’ illustration of PP2A binding to ADAM17 whcich cleaves other proteins such as the growth factor EGF which again binds the receptor EGFR and stimulates cell growth. Credit: The …

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          Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment

          Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment

          Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive form of cancer in the brain that is typically fatal. But new findings by VCU Massey Cancer Center and VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) researchers could help …

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