All posts tagged andrew thorburn

  • Zombie

    Zombie Cancer Cells Eat Themselves to Live

    AACR 2014 study shows that the cellular process of autophagy in which cells “eat” parts of themselves in times of stress may allow cancer cells to recover and divide rather than die when faced with chemotherapies.

Snake
The anti-malaria drug, chloroquine, shows promise against autophagy-addicted cancers. Image: Flickr/GammaMan
Cancer-Catching Net
Pbj, flickr: devlyn
Tom Purcell, MD, MBA
Baby steps needed in cancer research
Andrew Thorburn, PhD, Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center