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Immature Cells Enhance Chemotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer

A new study published in Nature has found that during chemotherapy, immature immune cells called megakaryocyte-erythroid progenitors (MEPs) enhance the […]

Searching in the dark: The role of epigenetics in cancer development

New research, led by scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, the Human Technopole in Milan, and Queen Mary University […]

Scientists discover “super enhancer” gene linked to colorectal cancer

Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Tisch Cancer Institute have demonstrated the first evidence linking the tumour microenvironment to a “super enhancer” […]

A Spotlight On: Cancer Epigenetics – Andy Sharrocks

Andy Sharrocks (Professor at The University of Manchester) joins us to discuss the epigenetics of esophageal adenocarcinoma, why studying epigenetics […]

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, […]

A new, cost-effective cfDNA test for early detection of cancer

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have reported successful results from a cell-free […]

Mutations in immune cells found to influence cancer development and the ageing process

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new genomic study of lymphocytes published in Nature has revealed that mutations occurring […]

Tregs: Treacherous cells offer a new therapeutic target in colorectal cancer

Scientists have linked a subset of T cells to the progression of colorectal cancer tumours. Researchers also showed that blocking […]

Liquid biopsies offer faster and more accurate biomarker identification for bowel cancer patients

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study in ESMO Open has identified a faster and more accurate diagnosing tool […]

Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer Organoids by Single-Cell RNA-Seq

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer Organoids, which are cell-derived 3D culture system, are emerging as a powerful model for […]