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A new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumours

A new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumours

A method that uses restriction enzymes and in vitro transcription to barcode and amplifies genomic DNA prior to library construction.
Viagra offers a new hope to cancer patients

Viagra offers a new hope to cancer patients

A new, rapid method to obtain donor stem cells for bone marrow transplant.
Male breast cancer: Study offers insight on treatment and prognosis

Male breast cancer: Study offers insight on treatment and prognosis

Male breast cancer (MBC) comprises one percent of all breast cancer cases, yet no prospective randomized clinical trials specifically focused on MBC have been successfully completed.
A staff member of Dr. Ekin Demir (right) isolates sensory neurons with a stereomicroscope. Image: F. Heller / MRI

Potential new treatment approach for the Pancreatic pain

The study sheds light on the mechanisms of analgesics resistance in chronic pancreatitis patients.
A juvenile blood fluke. Schistosomiasis infection can lead to liver cirrhosis, among others. Image: Clarissa Prazeres da Costa / TUM

Interactions between bacteria and parasites

Blood flukes and H. pylori: co-infection changes immune response.
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...

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