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Identification of a novel tumor suppressor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), have identified a novel tumor suppressor playing an important role in T-cell lymphoma. The protein kinase NDR1 has so far been ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Cancer
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Turning a painkiller into a cancer killer

Without knowing exactly why, scientists have long observed that people who regularly take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin have lower incidences of certain types of cancer. Now, in a study appearing ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Cancer
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Cancer deaths could double by 2030: study

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Cancer: Trapping the escape artist

Cancer uses devious means to evade treatment and survive. One prime example is the way tumors express anti-cell death (anti-apoptotic) proteins to resist chemotherapy and radiation. However, the Pellecchia laboratory at Sanford-Burnham ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Cancer
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