Archive: 6/08/2009

Colon cancer may yield to cellular sugar starvation

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered how two cancer-promoting genes enhance a tumor's capacity to grow and survive under conditions where normal cells die. The knowledge, they say, may offer ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Cancer
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Tumor mutations can predict chemo success

( -- New work by MIT cancer biologists shows that the interplay between two key genes that are often defective in tumors determines how cancer cells respond to chemotherapy.

dateAug 06, 2009 in Cancer
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Comcast's 2Q profit soars 53 pct, tops estimates

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable TV systems operator, posted a 53 percent increase in second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by higher prices and increased customer spending on video and Internet services. ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Business
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