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Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others

Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm...

Chemical changes in DNA -- called methylation -- in blood and breast cancer tumors may modify aspirin's role in mortality risk.
Newly discovered molecules show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells

Newly discovered molecules show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells

Effective management of advanced cancer requires systematic treatment, including small molecules that target unique features of aggressive tumor cells. In the meantime, tumors are...
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IBM’s AI model predicts Breast Cancer using mammography data and health records

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women across the world and is also a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women....
A close-up view of Halichondria panicea, or the breadcrumb sponge. Photo: Minette Layne (Wikimedia Commons)

Anti-cancer molecules found in sea sponges

Harvard scientists have recently made a landmark discovery by finding a new way to synthesize in bulk a complex class of promising cancer-fighting molecules...
New laser can detect and kill cancer cells right in the bloodstream

Cytophone detects cancer in earlier stages and prevents fatal disease spread

A team of scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has successfully tested a non-invasive device called "Cytophone" that can detect...

A new device to modeling cancer

Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth and tissue invasion. Because cancer initiation seems to depend on a series of...
Why some women are more prone to develop cervical cancer?

Why some women are more prone to develop cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix, the narrow opening into the uterus from the vagina. The cervix is the lower part of...
Aging is the single biggest non-modifiable risk factor for cancer

Aging is the single biggest non-modifiable risk factor for cancer

Aging is the process during which structural and functional changes accumulate in an organism as a result of the passage of time. The changes...
Tissue sample from a mouse brain showing a tumor generated from human glioblastoma cells. In green, tumor cells expressing EGFP, in red the proliferation marker Ki67 and in white the astrocyte marker GFAP. | © J. Alfonso/DKFZ

Fatty acid metabolism as a possible new therapeutic approach for glioblastomas

Glioblastomas (also called GBM) are malignant Grade IV tumors, where a large portion of tumor cells are reproducing and dividing at any given time. They are nourished by an ample and abnormal tumor vessel blood...

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