News tagged with cancer progression

New study says molecule can starve cancer cells

While overcoming an addiction is usually the healthy choice, cancer cells' addiction to the amino acid glutamine is key to their vitality and growth. But Cornell researchers have discovered a molecule that ...

Sep 17, 2010
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FDA panel: Revoke drug's breast cancer approval

(AP) -- A panel of cancer experts has ruled for a second time that Avastin, the best-selling cancer drug in the world, should no longer be used in breast cancer patients, clearing the way for the government to remove its ...

Jun 28, 2011
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Blood-clotting protein linked to cancer and septicemia

In our not-so-distant evolutionary past, stress often meant imminent danger, and the risk of blood loss, so part of our body's stress response is to stock-pile blood-clotting factors. Scientists in the Molecular Medicine ...

Feb 04, 2011
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