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  1. Gene mutations that lead to more aggressive colorectal cancer in African American patients discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists who last year identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans, have now found that tumors with these mutations are highly aggressive and more likely to recur and metastasize. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. Helping doctors manage certain pancreatic lesions more effectively

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    An endoscopic procedure can improve the outlook for patients with a fairly common type of pancreatic lesion that is challenging to manage and that, if left untreated, can progress to cancer, according ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. Longer survival of advanced cancer patients given methylnaltrexone for constipation suggests role for mu opiate receptor in cancer progression

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Opioid painkillers and their receptor in cells -- the mu opiate receptor -- could be involved in cancer progression, and could thus be a target for treatments, a study of advanced cancer patients suggests. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  4. Important signalling pathway for leukemia cells discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL) is an aggressive form of blood cancer. A research group has now uncovered a new mechanism that enhances the viability of cancerous T-cells and promotes their reproduction. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  5. Blood cancer treatment may age immune cells as much as 30 years

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... in the 'molecular age' of these immune cells in a group of patients with blood cancer. Posted: 2016-09-01 19:21:04 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  6. Needle biopsies for noninvasive breast cancer: Routine analysis wastes millions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For patients with the most common type of noninvasive breast cancer, routine testing for estrogen and progesterone receptors in tissue taken at the first 'needle' biopsy is both unnecessary and wasteful, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Thousands of new cancer cases in Ontario each year due to environmental exposures

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The estimated burden of cancer from environmental carcinogens is significant, particularly when compared to other known cancer risk factors. Between 3,540 and 6,510 new cancer cases in Ontario each year ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Chronic neuropathic pain -- caused by nerve damage as a result of an injury, surgery or a debilitating disease like diabetes or cancer -- could be greatly reduced in animals when the injury is treated ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  9. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... showed how the activation of this pathway leads to an unfavorable prognosis for patients with gliomas – a type of brain tumor – and how the pathway could be a valuable therapeutic target in cancer.  ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Researchers have discovered a mechanism that allows cancer to survive without glucose

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research provides important clues that might help understand the resistance to drugs that 'starve' tumors, and also how cancer cells manage to survive in the center of the tumor mass, where barely ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  11. ‘Toxic gases’ as targets for new medicines

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Gases once thought of only as environmental pollutants are now known to be produced by the body. They could potentially be used to develop drugs to treat diseases including heart failure and cancer, suggest ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. Compound shows promise as next-generation prostate cancer therapy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In the search for new ways to attack recurrent prostate cancer, researchers report that a novel compound appears to have a unique way of blocking testosterone from fueling the tumors in mice. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. Plant compounds give '1-2' punch to colon cancer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A preliminary cell study finds combining curcumin, the active ingredient in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin, a component of milk thistle, inhibited the spread of colon cancer cells and increased cancer ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  14. Mice survive brain cancer tumors lacking key surface proteins

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system. Posted: 2016-07-22 19:45:01
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  15. Drug targeting BRAF mutation slows thyroid cancer, too

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers found that treating metastatic thyroid cancer patients harboring a BRAF mutation with the targeted therapy vemurafenib -- originally approved for melanoma patients with the mutation -- showed ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  16. A more powerful way to develop therapeutics?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... arthritis and some cancers. Posted: 2016-07-21 22:03:30 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  17. New therapeutic targets for small cell lung cancer identified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have identified a protein termed ASCL1 that is essential to the development of small cell lung cancer and that, when deleted in the lungs of mice, prevents the cancer from forming. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  18. An engineered protein can disrupt tumor-promoting 'messages' in human cells

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of researchers have unveiled an engineered protein that they designed to repress a specific cancer-promoting message within cells. Posted: 2016-07-21 22:03:40 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  19. New review concludes that evidence for alcohol causing cancer is strong

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new review of epidemiological evidence supports a causal association between alcohol consumption and cancers at seven sites in the body: oropharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum and female ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  20. Blood disorders cost €23 billion to European economy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Healthcare costs per patient with blood cancers are two times higher than average cancer costs, due to long hospital stays and complex treatment and diagnosis, a new report outlines. Posted: 2016-07-22 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
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