Global Cancer News

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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New understanding of why cancer cells move

Anne Li A University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher has identified how some cancer cells are made to move during metastasis. The research provides a better understanding of how cancer spreads and may create new…

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News digest – diabetes, junk food ads, HPV vaccine, and… cancer drug treats HIV?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on diabetes, junk food, HPV vaccine, oral cancer, preventable cancer deaths, glioblastomas, and finally….. cancer drug treats HIV? See original article at: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2017/12/02/news-digest-diabetes-junk-food-ads-hpv-vaccine-and-cancer-drug-treats-hiv/

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