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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 […]

Large-scale cancer genetic analyses in the Middle East

A group of researchers at the Qatar Foundation have presented the first landscape of cancer genetic predisposition in the Middle […]

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 […]

The Cancer Gene Directory

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

Cancer Genomics: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Introduction The first publication of cancer genome sequencing was in 2006, whereby more than 13,000 genes involved in breast and […]

Genetic basis of childhood liver cancer diversity

Hepatoblastoma is the most common liver cancer in children. However, the hereditary predisposition and acquired molecular aberrations related to the […]

Why do colon polyps become cancerous?

A recent study has explored how the composition of gut microbiota contributes to colorectal polyps becoming cancerous. Any cancer that […]

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. […]

Colon cancer transformation revealed

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

Telomere shortening protects against cancer

New results from Titia de Lange’s lab (at the Rockefeller University) have provided the first piece of evidence that telomere […]