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Indirect path to attack breast cancer stem cells found

( -- Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a potential new way of attacking breast cancer stem cells, the small number of cells in a tumor that fuel its growth and ...

dateJan 18, 2011 in Cancer
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A 'stitch in time' could help damaged hearts

A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has demonstrated the feasibility of a novel technology that a surgeon could use to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased or damaged tissue, ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Medical research
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Tiny RNA shown to cause multiple types of leukemia

( -- Whitehead Institute researchers have shown in mouse models that overexpression of the microRNA 125b (miR-125b) can independently cause leukemia and accelerate the disease's progression. Their results are ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Cancer
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