Archive: 06/07/2009

Carbohydrate acts as tumor suppressor

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specialized complex sugar molecules (glycans) that anchor cells into place act as tumor suppressors in breast and prostate cancers. These ...

dateJul 06, 2009 in Cancer
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Understanding the anticancer effects of vitamin D3

The active form of vitamin D3 seems to have anticancer effects. To try and understand the mechanisms underlying these effects, researchers previously set out to identify genes whose expression in a human colon cancer cell ...

dateJul 06, 2009 in Cancer
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