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Silencing the speech gene FOXP2 causes breast cancer cells to metastasize

It is an intricate network of activity that enables breast cancer cells to move from the primary breast tumor and set up new growths in other parts of the body, a process known as metastasis.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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YEATS protein potential therapeutic target for cancer

Federal Express and UPS are no match for the human body when it comes to distribution. There exists in cancer biology an impressive packaging and delivery system that influences whether your ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Experimental breast cancer drug holds promise in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma tumors disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination therapy that included drugs from a family of experimental agents developed to fight ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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As US economy worsened, vasectomy rates rose, study finds

(HealthDay)—During the recent "Great Recession," worries about the cost of raising children in an uncertain job market may have spurred an uptick in vasectomies, a new study suggests.

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists discover hidden subpopulation of melanoma cells

UNC School of Medicine researchers have pinpointed a set of intriguing characteristics in a previously unknown subpopulation of melanoma cancer cells in blood vessels of tumors. These cells, ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Experimental white blood cell treatment shows 'remarkable' promise in leukaemia

An experimental treatment that trains a patient's immune system to attack their cancer caused remission in 90 per cent of leukaemia patients on a small-scale trial, though experts warn questions ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Genomic sequencing more efficient in predicting breast cancer risk than previously thought

Using genomic sequencing data on all currently known genetic alterations in breast cancer, it is possible to identify a woman's genetic risk for the disease, and this approach can bring greater ...

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Researchers identify new target for treating childhood cancers

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool have uncovered a new target for drugs that could battle a lethal childhood cancer known as neuroblastoma.

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Research reveals how lymph nodes expand during disease

Cancer Research UK and UCL scientists have discovered that the same specialised immune cells that patrol the body and spot infections also trigger the expansion of immune organs called lymph ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Finally: A missing link between vitamin D and prostate cancer

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Prostate offers compelling evidence that inflammation may be the link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer. Specifically, ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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