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New fusion gene plays role in some stomach cancers

A newly discovered hybrid gene appears to play a direct role in some stomach cancers, according to an international team of scientists led by researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore.

Apr 06, 2011
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Photodynamic therapy against cancer

In a new study, published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated whether eradicating tumor-associated lymphatic vessels and the tumor cells they c ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Scientists discover cancer-fighting role for cells

MIT scientists have discovered that cells lining the blood vessels secrete molecules that suppress tumor growth and keep cancer cells from invading other tissues, a finding that could lead to a new way to treat cancer.

Jan 19, 2011
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Many cancer cells found to have an 'eat me' signal

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that many cancer cells carry the seeds of their own destruction — a protein on the cell surface that signals circulating immune cells to engulf ...

Dec 22, 2010
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Study: Gene markers may aid prostate cancer test

Scientists have taken a first step toward improving those problematic PSA tests for prostate cancer, by mixing in some genetic information that might help tell which men really need a biopsy.

Dec 15, 2010
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