Publication: National Cancer Institute

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Columbia University researchers find that severing nerves in mice may shrink stomach cancers

NCI Cancer Center News Research from Columbia University Medical Center shows that nerves may play a critical role in stomach cancer growth and that blocking nerve signals using surgery or Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) could be an effective treatment for ... [Published National Cancer Institute - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Huntsman researchers outline possible next generation of chronic myeloid leukemia treatment

NCI Cancer Center News A new study that identified mutated forms of a gene that encodes for CML. Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the disease.###Among the research institutions ... [Published National Cancer Institute - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Massachussetts General-developed device monitors key step in development of tumor metastases

NCI Cancer Center News A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumor to invade other tissues and form metastases. In their report published ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Metastases, Cancer, Tumor
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Massey Cancer Center researchers identify protein that blocks benefits of vitamin A cancer therapy

NCI Cancer Center News Retinoic acid is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat and help prevent the recurrence of a variety of cancers, but for some patients the drug is not effective. The reason for this resistance was unclear until this week when ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

UT Southwestern mouse study pinpoints gene likely to promote childhood cancers

NCI Cancer Center News A study conducted with mice was designed to model childhood cancers. If the findings prove to be applicable to humans, the research could lead to new strategies for targeting certain childhood cancers at a molecular level.###Among ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Stanford researchers uncover cancer-causing mechanism in mice that is also behind powerful human oncogene

NCI Cancer Center NewsStanford researchers uncover cancer-causing mechanism in mice that is also behind powerful human oncogeneSuppressing the expression of just five genes can mimic the effect of a powerful cancer-causing protein called Myc. The research ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Oncogene, Cancer, Powerful
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Duke research delves into editing HPV's genes to kill cervical cancer cells

NCI Cancer Center News Using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR, Duke University researchers were able to selectively destroy two viral genes responsible for the growth and survival of cervical carcinoma cells, causing the cancer cells to self-destruct. ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

MIT researchers find a new way to model cancer using mice

NCI Cancer Center News Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has revealed thousands of mutations associated with cancer. One way to discover the role of these mutations is to breed a strain of mice that carry the genetic flaw — but breeding such mice ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Mutation, Genome, Tumor
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

University of Michigan researchers find that gut microbiome analysis improved noninvasive colorectal cancer screening

NCI Cancer Center News Analysis of the gut microbiome more successfully distinguished healthy individuals from those with precancerous adenomatous polyps and those with invasive colorectal cancer compared with assessment of clinical risk factors and fecal ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Molecular mechanism identified for activation and desensitization of prominent neurotransmitter receptor in the brain

NCI News Note Scientists at the NIH have used a technique called cryo-electron microscopy to determine a molecular mechanism for the activation and desensitization of ionotropic glutamate receptors, a prominent class of neurotransmitter receptors in the ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Hopkins researchers find that blood and saliva tests help predict return of HPV-linked oral cancers

NCI Cancer Center News Johns Hopkins scientists have developed blood and saliva tests that help accurately predict recurrences of HPV-linked oral cancers in a substantial number of patients. The tests screen for DNA fragments of the human papillomavirus ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Gets Underway

NCI News Note Gets UnderwayThe (NCI) has awarded 53 new 5-year grants to researchers across the country to conduct multi-site cancer clinical trials and cancer care delivery research studies in their communities. The grants are being awarded under the ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 03 2014]

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