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Ovarian cancer subtypes point to tailored treatments

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed late and can be difficult to treat. A study […]

Predicting chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancer with BRCA epigenetics

New research discovers genomic and epigenomic BRCA alterations that can predict chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancers.   A new […]

DNA methylation in cervical cells may aid ovarian cancer detection

A new study, published yesterday in Nature Communications, has found that the DNA methylation of cells collected during cervical smear […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Bev Speight, Cambridge University Hospital: Evolution of Genetic Counselling For Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

Bev completed a BSc in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, followed by experience in research and teaching before undertaking an MSc […]

Ant-i-cancer Discovery: Tiny Insects Prove to be Mighty Diagnosticians

In a recent paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, researchers trained ants to become olfactory cancer tumour bio-sensors. […]

An overview of cancer biology

Original post by Liam Little in February 2023. Updated by Ashleigh Davey in September 2023. Cancer is a disease of […]

The application of liquid biopsy in cancer

Liquid biopsy has seen a lot of development and many applications in the field of cancer diagnostics. Key applications include […]

Macrophage-targeted CAR T cells offer new hope for cancer therapy

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine (Mount Sinai, New York) have found that macrophage-targeted CAR T cells are capable […]

Hair straightening products linked to higher uterine cancer risk

A new study from the National Institutes of Health has found that women who use chemical hair straightening products are […]

Does the presence of fungi in cancer cells speed up tumour growth?

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. The link between bacteria and cancer has long been evidenced by researchers. Now, however, […]