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Blood Disorder Treatment Awakens "Sleeping" Cancer Gene

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

SALL4 is a known oncogene, and expression of SALL4 has been found to contribute to the development of MDS and leukaemia.

New discovery could help combat side effects of cancer immunotherapy

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers in Liverpool and the US have made a breakthrough that could lead to improved immunotherapy treatments for some cancer patients.

Drugs targeting cell recycling could be used to suffocate cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

scientists will aim to exploit the normal waste disposal system in cells to create new forms of cancer treatment. The ultimate aim of the centre is to lead to new treatments for patients with currently un-druggable, hard-to-treat cancers.

Obesity among men could be increasing prostate cancer deaths, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The more inches added to a man's waistline, and the higher his BMI, the greater the risk of dying, new research concludes.

Using AI to predict how cancer may affect the probability of spinal fractures

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

While many of the changes the body undergoes when exposed to cancerous lesions are still a mystery, with the power of computational modeling, scientists can get a better idea of what's happening to the spine.