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“Lymphoma Micro-reactor” Targets Chemo-Resistant Lymphoma
“Lymphoma Micro-reactor” Targets Chemo-Resistant Lymphoma
News   Apr 26, 2018

Researchers have developed a “lymphoma micro-reactor” device that exposes human lymphomas to fluid flow similar to that in the lymphatics and parts of the lymph node.

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Gene-edited Organoids Reveal How Deadly Brain Cancer Grows
Gene-edited Organoids Reveal How Deadly Brain Cancer Grows
News   Apr 25, 2018

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an incredibly deadly brain cancer and presents a serious black box challenge. It's virtually impossible to observe how these tumors operate in their natural environment and animal models don't always provide good answers. Researchers have now taken an important step towards meeting that challenge.

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New Target for Immunotherapy for Solid Tumors?
New Target for Immunotherapy for Solid Tumors?
News   Apr 25, 2018

Research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) reveals a potential new target to help T cells (white blood cells) infiltrate certain solid tumors.

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The Protein Lasso Implicated in Breast Cancer
The Protein Lasso Implicated in Breast Cancer
News   Apr 25, 2018

Certain types of RNA are implicated in the production of pro-breast cancer proteins. Now, a new study has shed light on the mechanism by which these RNAs manipulate DNA to produce these proteins.

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Compound Selectively Kills Liver Cancer Stem Cells
Compound Selectively Kills Liver Cancer Stem Cells
News   Apr 24, 2018

Acyclic retinoid, an artificial compound derived from vitamin A, has been found to prevent the recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer.

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Five Sub-types of the Brain Cancer Glioma Identified
Five Sub-types of the Brain Cancer Glioma Identified
News   Apr 24, 2018

There are five distinct molecular sub-types of the brain cancer glioma, according to findings from the largest ever genetic study of its kind of the cancer.

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Hemp Shows Potential for Treating Ovarian Cancer
Hemp Shows Potential for Treating Ovarian Cancer
News   Apr 24, 2018

Pre-clinical results indicate that hemp extracts might be useful for stopping or slowing down metastasis - the spreading of cancer to other parts of the body.

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Sweet Spot of Activity in Immune System Key to Fighting Cancer
Sweet Spot of Activity in Immune System Key to Fighting Cancer
News   Apr 24, 2018

Scientists have shown how stimulating a specific location on the surface of immune cells can be targeted with antibodies to help in their fight against cancer.

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'Conquering Cancer' Initiative Launched
'Conquering Cancer' Initiative Launched
News   Apr 23, 2018

The Salk Institute launched a new initiative called Conquering Cancer, to harness specific and emerging scientific strategies to tackle the five deadliest cancers: pancreatic, ovarian, lung, brain (glioblastoma) and triple-negative breast.

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Making Drugs ‘Smarter’ Using Nanotechnology
Making Drugs ‘Smarter’ Using Nanotechnology
News   Apr 23, 2018

A new method has been developed to make drugs ‘smarter’ using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target.

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