Cancer News and Research

RSS
Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. Sometimes this process goes wrong. New cells grow even when you don't need them, and old cells don't die when they should. These extra cells can form a mass called a tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer while malignant ones are. Cells from malignant tumors can invade nearby tissues. They can also break away and spread to other parts of the body.
Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Healthy diet improves weight and reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Healthy diet improves weight and reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Premature aging of the tracheobronchial stem cells could contribute to chronic lung disease

Premature aging of the tracheobronchial stem cells could contribute to chronic lung disease

Researchers seek to point a way toward a unified theory for DNA folding

Researchers seek to point a way toward a unified theory for DNA folding

Rice researcher secures $1.9 million NIH grant to improve time-release drugs

Rice researcher secures $1.9 million NIH grant to improve time-release drugs

Japanese knotweed extract could bring back cured meats on the menu of health-conscious diners

Japanese knotweed extract could bring back cured meats on the menu of health-conscious diners

CSHLP releases new book on the arsenal of memory T-cells

CSHLP releases new book on the arsenal of memory T-cells

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Researchers find a new way to counter immunosuppressive effect in tumors

Researchers find a new way to counter immunosuppressive effect in tumors

Research details previously unknown biological process—cell patterning

Research details previously unknown biological process—cell patterning

Automated computer program counts micronuclei from images of stained cells

Automated computer program counts micronuclei from images of stained cells

Study reveals how the tumor suppressor gene plays a vital role in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma

Study reveals how the tumor suppressor gene plays a vital role in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma

Novel T cells reside in lymph nodes and offer protection against melanoma

Novel T cells reside in lymph nodes and offer protection against melanoma

Vaccinating against certain cancer proteins can boost overall immune response and shrink tumors

Vaccinating against certain cancer proteins can boost overall immune response and shrink tumors

Scientists discover a new enzymatic complex that can halt cells from aging

Scientists discover a new enzymatic complex that can halt cells from aging

Hundreds of mutated tumor suppressor genes can help cancer cells evade the immune system

Hundreds of mutated tumor suppressor genes can help cancer cells evade the immune system

New genetic classifier can predict the sensitivity of chemotherapy for breast cancer

New genetic classifier can predict the sensitivity of chemotherapy for breast cancer

Researchers infer chemical steps involved in methylthiolation of tRNAs

Researchers infer chemical steps involved in methylthiolation of tRNAs

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

Review provides a detailed summary of the biochemistry underlying ginsenoside production

Review provides a detailed summary of the biochemistry underlying ginsenoside production