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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...
A research team from the National University of Singapore, comprising Dr Siew Yin Yin (left), Dr Neo Soek Ying (centre) and Associate Professor Koh Hwee Ling (right), uncovered anticancer properties in six tropical medicinal plants. Credit: National University of Singapore

Six plants native to Southeast Asia are promising cancer warriors

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently discovered that the Bandicoot Berry (Leea indica), South African leaf (Vernonia...
MIT/MGH AI model identified woman at high risk 4 years (left) before her breast cancer (right)/ Image Credit: MIT CSAIL

MIT researcher’s new AI Model can Predict Future Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. In 2019, approximately 268,600 new cases of...
April 22, 2019 largest simulation to date of an entire gene of DNA A Los Alamos-led team created the largest simulation to date of an entire gene of DNA, a feat that required one billion atoms to model.

Scientists have created the largest simulation of an entire gene of DNA

The growing interest in the complexity of biological interactions is continuously driving the need to increase system size in biophysical simulations, requiring not only...
The image shows a human colon polyp with immunohistochemistry staining for DIA2, a biomarker which specifically marks the human adenomas in early stages and adjacent normal tissue. © Henner Farin

Colon cancer: Different Wnt signaling pathways lead colon cells astray

Inherited gene mutations that increase the risk of colon cancer can be passed through families, but these inherited genes are linked to only a...

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