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Study Pinpoints How RhoGDI2 Suppresses Bladder Cancer Metastasis
February 12, 2015 · Comments Off
Discovery that RhoGDI2 blocks action of RhoC to suppress tumors may finally provide a druggable target allowing researchers to manipulate this signaling in a way that reduces tumor metastasis.
Genes Altered in Adult Cancer Found in Young-Adult Bone Cancer, Ewing Sarcoma
February 3, 2015 · Comments Off
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal PLoS One finds alterations in expression of genes PIK3R3 and PTEN, more commonly observed in adult tumors, in the rare, young-adult bone cancer Ewing Sarcoma, potentially offering ways to improve therapy.
Whose Numbers Should We Use to Calculate the Cost-Effectiveness of Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapies?
February 2, 2015 · Comments Off
"If we don’t address the feasibility of actually delivering these breakthroughs to patients in the real world they will not be breakthroughs at all," write Camidge and Atherly.
Study: Campus Debit Cards Let Students Buy Cigarettes With Parents’ Money
January 7, 2015 · Comments Off
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the British Medical Journal: Tobacco Control shows that of the top 100 universities as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, 11 allow tobacco sales and 13 allow e-cigarette sales on "campus cash" debit cards that are commonly pre-paid by parents.
Cancer-Causing Mutation Discovered in 1982 Finally Target of Clinical Trials
December 30, 2014 · Comments Off
A recent article in the journal Cancer Discovery describes clinical trials at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and elsewhere that match drugs to long-overlooked oncogene, TRK, offering targeted treatment options for cancers that harbor these gene abnormalities.
Reprogramming Stem Cells May Prevent Cancer After Radiation
December 29, 2014 · Comments Off
"The body didn't evolve to deal with leaking nuclear reactors and CT scans. It evolved to deal with only a few cells at a time receiving dangerous doses of radiation or other insults to their DNA," says James DeGregori, PhD.
Mutations Need Help From Aging Tissue to Cause Leukemia
December 18, 2014 · Comments Off
"We had been looking inside cells for the causes of cancer, but that wasn't enough. There was something happening outside the cells that mattered," says James DeGregori, PhD.
Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models
December 18, 2014
Promising Breast and Ovarian Cancer Treatment Vaccine Comes to UCH
December 18, 2014
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