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Researchers develop new tool for performing cancer liquid biopsies

NYUAD Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical engineering Mohammad A. Qasaimeh and the first author of the study and the Research Scientist of Engineering at NYUAD, Muhammedin Deliorman Credit: NYU Abu Dhabi Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and has been found to have a significantly …

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Study reveals an inherited origin of prostate cancer in families

Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia Vanderbilt researchers have identified haplotypes, ancestral fragments of DNA, that are associated with hereditary prostate cancer (HPC) in a first-of-its-kind genomic study made possible by the study of prostate cancer patients with family histories of the …

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Interactions between cancer cells and fibroblasts promote metastasis

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In order to colonize other organs and grow into metastases, tumor cells that detach from the parent tumor need to manipulate their new microenvironment and create a ‘metastatic niche.’ Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center and the Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental …

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Study uncovers increasing global rates of liver cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research reveals rising rates of liver cancer around the world, despite advances aimed at preventing the disease. The findings are published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). To obtain trends and estimates of liver cancer by age, sex, …

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Prostate cancer study finds molecular imaging could transform management of patients with aggressive cancer

Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia Results from a randomised controlled trial involving 300 prostate cancer patients find that a molecular imaging technique is more accurate than conventional medical imaging and recommends the scans be introduced into routine clinical practice. A medical …

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