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Cancer Cells’ Energy Source Blocked by Natural Compound
Cancer Cells’ Energy Source Blocked by Natural Compound
News   Sep 22, 2017

Researchers have not only untangled an unusual wiring system that cancer cells use for carbohydrate metabolism, but also identified a natural compound that appears to selectively shut down this system in laboratory studies.

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Agilent Announces Expanded Use of Cancer Diagnostic in the US
Agilent Announces Expanded Use of Cancer Diagnostic in the US
News   Sep 20, 2017

Agilent announced that the FDA has approved the cancer diagnostic known as PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx for use in cases of urothelial carcinoma (UC) and of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN).

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First Ever Online Event Focused on Cannabis Science
First Ever Online Event Focused on Cannabis Science
News   Sep 20, 2017

Analytical Cannabis is pleased to announce that the final line-up of speakers for the first ever cannabis science online event, The Science of Cannabis 2017 has been confirmed.

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CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
News   Sep 19, 2017

New research shows that the fucose and glucose modifications serve as quality-control markers that allow Notch to be transported to its final destination in the cell membrane.

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Cancer-fighting Cells Get a Boost from Oxygen Starvation Treatment
Cancer-fighting Cells Get a Boost from Oxygen Starvation Treatment
News   Sep 19, 2017

Mountain climbers and endurance athletes are not the only ones to benefit from altitude training – that is, learning to perform well under low-oxygen conditions.

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MicroRNA Helps Cancer Evade Immune System
MicroRNA Helps Cancer Evade Immune System
News   Sep 19, 2017

Salk researchers discover how oxygen-deprived tumors survive body’s immune response.

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Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
News   Sep 18, 2017

EPFL scientists have now found metabolic differences between hepatoblastoma subtypes, and identified several biomarkers that can help obtain more accurate subtyping of the disease.

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Forgoing Conventional Cancer Treatments for Alternative Medicine Increases Risk of Death
Forgoing Conventional Cancer Treatments for Alternative Medicine Increases Risk of Death
News   Sep 13, 2017

In a large study, patients with nonmetastatic breast, lung, or colorectal cancer who chose alternative therapies had substantially worse survival than patients who received conventional cancer treatments.

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‘Epigenetic’ Changes from Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development
‘Epigenetic’ Changes from Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development
News   Sep 13, 2017

Preliminary evidence in laboratory-grown, human airway cells indicate that a condensed form of cigarette smoke triggers so-called “epigenetic” changes in the cells consistent with the earliest steps toward lung cancer development.

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Endomag Receives CE Mark Approval for Magseed Breast Cancer Localisation Technology
Endomag Receives CE Mark Approval for Magseed Breast Cancer Localisation Technology
News   Sep 13, 2017

Endomag can now use Magseed, an accurate marker for surgeons to use during breast cancer removal surgery.

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