News tagged with cancer development

Enhancing arrest of cell growth to treat cancer in mice

A team of researchers, led by Pier Paolo Pandolfi, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, has identified a new type of cellular senescence (i.e., irreversible arrest of cell growth) and determined a way to enhance ...

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Cancer
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Stress triggers tumor formation, researchers find

Stress induces signals that cause cells to develop into tumors, Yale researchers have discovered. The research, published online Jan. 13 in the journal Nature, describes a novel way cancer takes hold in the body and suggests ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Diet May Protect Against Gene Changes in Smokers

( -- Leafy green vegetables, folate, and some multivitamins could serve as protective factors against lung cancer in current and former smokers, according to a study that is a first step in understanding a complex ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Cancer
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