biology

Cancer Cells May Share Resources When Times Are Tough

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Researchers have discovered a process by which cancer cells share molecules in order to multiply when times are tough.

Study Finds Carcinogen Exposure Makes Cancer Cells More Susceptible to Immune Attack, with Implications for Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The researchers hypothesized that DNA-mutating carcinogens may enhance the immune response to cancer.

Clinical trial tests creatine monohydrate and exercise to preserve muscle mass in prostate cancer patients

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

It's important for patients to keep the muscle mass they already have to help maintain independence, quality of life, and reduce other cancer treatment-related side effects. Also, more muscle mass is also linked to higher survival rates."

Manchester scientists investigate how to stop a more aggressive form of breast cancer spreading

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Around 15% of breast cancers are classed as triple negative and if this form of the disease becomes resistant to chemotherapy, there are few other treatments available.

Immunotherapy shows promise as a kinder first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 7th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Immunotherapy can extend the response of some head and neck tumours to treatment, maintaining the anti-tumour effects and preventing them from growing or spreading for longer, a study reports.