Cancer Research
Thursday 26 February, 2015

Old drug effective against drug-resistant leukaemia

Image credit: Nature
Overlay of the bound conformation of axitinib from VEGFR2 (green) (PDB ID: 4AGC) and ABL1(T315I) (purple) co-crystal structures.

An existing anti-cancer drug has been found to be effective against drug-resistant leukaemia  More...

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Breast cancer cells dividing.
Image Credit : ICR,The Institute of Cancer Research, London.
By BioNews On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Two new genetic variants to breast cancer found

In a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women, British scientists have discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The team from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, More...

Ibrance
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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FDA approves Pfizer’s breast cancer drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Ibrance (palbociclib) to treat advanced (metastatic) breast cancer.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Young Asians at greater skin cancer risk in Australia

Researchers from University of Adelaide shows that young Asian Australians could be placing themselves at greater risk of developing skin cancer  More...

cancer
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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New research shows how melanoma resists new drug combination therapy

Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered how melanoma becomes resistant to a new drug combination therapy  More...

Patrick Griffin is chair of The Scripps Research Institute Department of Molecular Therapeutics and director of the Translational Research Institute at Scripps Florida. (Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.)
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Scientists Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a novel synthetic compound that  More...

manisha_cancer
By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Physical, mental problems common among cancer survivors

Anxiety about recurrence along with physical and financial problems are some of the issues  More...

transfer of fluorescent mitochondria
By BioNews On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Scientists discover Mitochondrial DNA movement between cells, Triggering Tumor Growth

A team led by Professor Mike Berridge from the Malaghan Institute has become the first in the world to demonstrate  More...

Breast cancer
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene

British researchers have identified a novel gene that is especially active in a difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer  More...

prostate cancer
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Novel technique improves prostate cancer detection

Researchers have developed a non-invasive imaging technique to detect the severity of prostate tumour which  More...