Global Cancer News

Health warnings on cigarettes could deter young people

Anne Li Young people are less likely to try cigarettes with the printed health warning ‘Smoking kills’ on each stick than standard cigarettes, according to a new study by Cancer Research UK published in Nicotine…

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New technique could reveal immunotherapy targets, study finds

Anne Li Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues have developed a way to pinpoint potential targets for cancer therapies that rely on the body’s immune system. Those targets are molecules…

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Hunting for immune cells’ cancer targets

Anne Li By screening millions of molecular targets, researchers have uncovered a tumor beacon detected by the immune cells of two patients with colorectal cancer. The screening technology, developed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator…

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A kiss of death for prostate cancer

Anne Li Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer. The drug Gefitinib is used to treat breast, lung, and…

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Cancer overrides the circadian clock to survive

Anne Li Tumor cells use the unfolded protein response to alter circadian rhythm, which contributes to more tumor growth, researchers find. A key part of the the circadian clock opposes this process. For tumors to…

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