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Retroviruses re-write koala DNA and cause cancer

Examination of retroviruses within the Queensland koala population has revealed how they integrate and rewrite the koala genome, ultimately resulting […]

Blood cancers originate decades before diagnosis

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and EMBL-EBI have reconstructed the lineage history of individual hematopoietic stem […]

Colon cancer transformation revealed

Researchers from Max Planck and their collaborators have revealed the transformation of colon organoids in vitro. Colorectal cancer Colorectal cancer […]

Nicotine-Induced Cancer: Repurposing Drugs for an Innovative New Therapy

A recent study published in Nature reports that metformin and dextromethorphan, two drugs already in use to treat other diseases, […]

Transmissible cancers

Cancer is widespread in the animal kingdom. It can affect different animals – from fish to mammals – and even […]

Aneuploidy sparks vulnerability in cancer cells

A new study from Tel Aviv University has shown, for the first time, how aneuploidy could become a weak point […]

Circadian clock role in prostate cancer

Researchers have explored the circadian clock and found an unexpected role for the clock gene CRY-1 in prostate cancer progression. […]

Exploiting cancer cells’ dietary demands

Researchers have discovered a way to target cancer cells’ nutritional needs, which could lead to a new way to treat […]

Proteogenomics provides insight into head and neck cancer

A study using proteogenomics has offered new insight into matching cancer patients with an effective therapy for their particular cancer. […]

UVR causes rare type of eye cancer

According to research funded by Cancer Research UK and others, ultraviolet radiation (UVR) has been found to cause a rare […]