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Novel Vaccine for Colorectal Cancer Shows Positive Phase I Results

The vaccine proves safe in a small sample of human subjects, opening the way for the next phase of testing. PHILADELPHIA — A new colorectal cancer vaccine… Read more »

Scientists get sly, use deception to fight cancer

Scientists get sly, use deception to fight cancer

Hebrew University researchers create decoys that block RNA-binding proteins from spreading cancer. In recent years, it’s become clear that RNA-binding proteins play a major role in cancer… Read more »

Turning silenced cancer genes back into fighters

Turning silenced cancer genes back into fighters

Targeting protein known as UHRF1 may shrink tumors by restoring aberrant gene regulation in cancer cells. Working with human colon cancer cells and mice, researchers led by… Read more »

Dairy and Cancer

Dairy and Cancer

How do we explain the increased risk of prostate cancer but the decreased risk of colon cancer associated with dairy consumption? 

Breakthrough ‘Lab-On-A-Chip’ Detects Cancer Faster, Cheaper and Less Invasively

Breakthrough ‘Lab-On-A-Chip’ Detects Cancer Faster, Cheaper and Less Invasively

A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device invented by researchers at the University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and KU Medical Center could allow doctors to… Read more »

Find a Comprehensive Cancer Center in Your Area

Find a Comprehensive Cancer Center in Your Area

The NCI Cancer Centers Program is one of the anchors of the nation’s cancer research effort. There are currently 70 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers, located in 36 states… Read more »

Obesity-related cancers rising in young adults in the US

Obesity-related cancers rising in young adults in the US

A new study finds rates are increasing for six of 12 cancers related to obesity in younger adults in the United States, with steeper increases in progressively… Read more »