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Detecting cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in individuals with nonspecific symptoms. Cancer diagnosis An earlier […]

Researchers reveal novel approach to target enhancer-addicted cancers

A new study has revealed how a key complex that facilitates access to enhancers could be targeted to treat over […]

Gene involved in sense of smell may also play role in breast cancer

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that an olfactory receptor gene that aids in an individual’s sense of […]

Exploring gene-network complexity in cancer

Researchers have studied the changes in gene-network structure occurring during the onset and progression of nine different cancer types, in […]

Exploring breast cancer histologic types

Researchers have extended The Cancer Genome Atlas Breast Cancer dataset to define transcriptomic and genomic profiles of six rare, special […]

A marine invertebrate with anti-cancer properties

Recently, researchers set out to understand the biosynthetic origins of palmerolide A, a compound known to have specific activity against […]

Genome Giants – Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tak Mak is a world leader in the genetics of immunology and cancer. He is currently a Senior Scientist at […]

Cancer nanotubules: The future of immunotherapy?

Recently, scientists have discovered that nanotubules transfer mitochondria from immune cells to cancer cells to metabolically empower the cancer cells. […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A menagerie of malignancy – cancer across the animal kingdom

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney takes a trip to the zoo to find out […]

Therapeutic antibody unblocks blood vessels to improve cancer drug delivery

Scientists at UCL have developed a novel therapeutic antibody that can unblock blood vessels inside tumours to allow for more […]