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Tiny RNA has big impact on lung cancer tumors

Researchers from Yale University and Mirna Therapeutics, Inc., reversed the growth of lung tumors in mice using a naturally occurring tumor suppressor microRNA. The study reveals that a tiny bit of RNA may one day play a ...

Dec 07, 2009
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Nickel nanoparticles may contribute to lung cancer

All the excitement about nanotechnology comes down to this: Structures of materials at the scale of billionths of a meter take on unusual properties. Technologists often focus on the happier among these newfound capabilities, ...

Aug 23, 2011
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Gene is linked to lung cancer development in never-smokers

A five-center collaborative study that scanned the genomes of thousands of "never smokers" diagnosed with lung cancer as well as healthy never smokers has found a gene they say could be responsible for a significant number ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Study Shows How Normal Cells Influence Tumor Growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor - fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them - existed independently, without interaction. Then ...

Oct 21, 2009
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Scientists use DNA sequencing to attack lung cancer

Aided by next-generation DNA sequencing technology, an international team of researchers has gained insights into how more than 60 carcinogens associated with cigarette smoke bind to and chemically modify human DNA, ultimately ...

Dec 16, 2009
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