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Similarities of small cell cancers to blood cancers could lead to better treatments

Similarities of small cell cancers to blood cancers could lead to better treatments

An interdisciplinary team of UCLA scientists has found that small cell neuroendocrine cancers from a range of tissues have a common molecular signature and share drug sensitivities… Read more »

Body Fat Distribution Linked to Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Body Fat Distribution Linked to Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated… Read more »

Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment

Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment

Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumors originates from cancer stem cells characterized by specific surface markers, which develop in a fixed, hierarchical… Read more »

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?