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Researchers Discover Mechanisms of Drug Resistance in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Scientists have revealed a novel mechanism in chemoresistance that may inspire unique approaches to […]

A New Role for Glycolysis in Cancer Cells – Protecting Cells from Damage

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer A recent study in Nature Communications shows that not all cancer cells within a […]

Study predicts treatment combinations for resistant cancers

Study predicts treatment combinations for resistant cancers  Written by Kirsty Oswald, Science Writer  Researchers have created a system to predict […]

Mutations that cause adult blood cancer occur in childhood

The findings of a new study have revealed that mutations driving blood cancer in adults may have been acquired in […]

The Cancer Gene Directory

BRCA1 gene Name: BReast CAncer gene 1 Type of gene: Tumour suppressor gene responsible for repairing DNA located on chromosome […]

Investigating persister cells in lung cancer

Persister cells in cancerous tumours are a major contributor to treatment resistance. Unfortunately, these rare cells are not well understood. […]

1 in 6 colorectal cancer patients have hereditary gene mutation

Researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found that 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer have […]

Triple-negative breast cancers accumulate genetic changes during growth

Using a novel method for single-cell DNA sequencing, researchers have revealed for the first time that triple-negative breast cancers undergo […]

Transmissible cancers

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

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. […]