Publication: National Cancer Institute

First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mass General researchers find that circulating tumor cell clusters are more likely to cause metastasis than single cells

NCI Cancer Center News Tumor cells that break off a primary tumor and are carried through the bloodstream appear to be much more likely to cause metastasis than are single circulating tumor cells, according to a study from investigators at the Massachusetts ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UC Davis researchers find that nanoparticles could provide applications to diagnose, treat cancer

NCI Cancer Center News Researchers have created dynamic nanoparticles that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer. Built on an easy-to-make polymer, these particles can be used as contrast agents to light up tumors for MRI ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Hopkins researchers find that cancer leaves a common fingerprint on DNA

NCI Cancer Center News In a study of a broad variety of cancers, published online in Genome Medicine on Aug. 26, the investigators say they have found widespread and distinctive changes to chemical marks known as methyl groups attached to DNA. Those marks ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Cancer, DNA, Chemical, Genome
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Northwestern researchers identify marker in aggressive breast cancer

NCI Cancer Center News Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy. The biomarker, a protein called ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

UCSD researchers report on new mouse model that points to therapy for liver disease

NCI Cancer Center News Development of effective new therapies for preventing or treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been stymied by limited small animal models for the disease. In a paper published online in Cancer Cell, scientists at the University ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 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 - Aug 22 2014]
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]

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