Cancer Research
Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Man’s best friend can detect prostate cancer: Study

shepherd dog cancer

A new study suggests that trained German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to prostate cancer from urine  More...

by BioNews | Published 8 months ago
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Overlay of the bound conformation of axitinib from VEGFR2 (green) (PDB ID: 4AGC) and ABL1(T315I) (purple) co-crystal structures.
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Old drug effective against drug-resistant leukaemia

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

Breast cancer cells dividing.
Image Credit : ICR,The Institute of Cancer Research, London.
By BioNews On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

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

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...

By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

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

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...

By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015

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

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

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...