Chemotherapy, in its most general sense, is the treatment of disease by chemicals especially by killing micro-organisms or cancerous cells. In popular usage, it refers to antineoplastic drugs used to treat cancer or the combination of these drugs into a cytotoxic standardized treatment regimen.
A UCLA-led research team today reports that it has developed a new method for delivering DNA into stem cells and immune cells safely, rapidly and economically.
Pancreatic cancer cells use a normal waste removal process to hide tags on their surfaces that would otherwise let the immune system destroy them, a new study finds. Published online April 22 in Nature, the study results help to answer a longstanding question: why are pancreatic cancers so resistant to immunotherapies, which use the body's own immune defenses to fight cancer?
Women who don't survive a rare and aggressive uterine cancer called uterine serous carcinoma, have high expression of a group of 73 genes, a score scientists say can help identify these women and improve their outcome.
Sooner or later, most cancer patients develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs designed to kill their cancer, forcing oncologists to seek alternatives.
A team of scientists has discovered that the WDR74 protein plays a vital role in metastasis progression in lung cancer and melanoma primary tumors.
A team has revealed the existence of viable biomarkers of ovarian cancer by investigating the profiles of circular RNA expression.