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Ovarian cancer advances when genes are silenced

There are many mechanisms that alter the activity of genes – direct changes to the DNA code like mutations and deletions, or changes that control when genes are switched on and off, called epigenetic means. Tumor-suppressor ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Genetics
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In Brief: Guiding cancer cells to their fate

It is often said that the best way to spur change is to work within the system. Here, researchers create control devices based on RNA, which can be used to synthetically rewire cellular behavior, making the cells more sensitive ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Cancer
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New path for colon cancer drug discovery

An old pinworm medicine is a new lead in the search for compounds that block a signaling pathway implicated in colon cancer. The findings, reported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers in the November issue ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Chemoprevention biomarker for breast cancer identified

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified a possible biomarker for measuring progress in breast cancer chemoprevention trials, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Cancer
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