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No increased risk of cancer near Sellafield or Dounreay in recent years

Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer according to research published in the British Journal ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Metastatic brain tumor treatment could be on the horizon with use of SapC-DOPS

Over half of patients being seen in the clinic for a diagnosed brain tumor have metastatic cancer, which has no treatment and detrimental outcomes in most cases.

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Identified a key molecule in flies that adjusts energy use under starvation conditions

Most scientific literature devoted to the protein p53 refers to cancer biology, and the functions of this molecule as a tumour suppressor have been described in detail. Furthermore, also in ...

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Investigators identify genes that contribute to radiation resistance

A team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin have identified 46 genes in Escherichia coli that are necessary for its survival at exceptionally high levels of radiation. The paper appears ...

Mon 21 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Research brings us nearer to understanding how neuro cells turn cancerous

Scientists from the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research in New York with the help of Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry have completed research which for ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Genetics of cancer: Non-coding DNA can finally be decoded

Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications (or mutations). We inherit from our parents strong or weak predispositions to developing certain kinds ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Hormones after breast cancer: Not fuel for the fire after all?

A new study supports a growing body of research suggesting a safe and effective role for natural steroid hormones in treating postmenopausal breast cancer, with fewer detrimental side effects ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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New skin gel fights breast cancer without blood clot risk

A gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer reduced the growth of cancer cells to the same degree as the drug taken in oral form but with fewer side ...

Tue 15 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The research, led by Vanderbilt University investigators, was published online ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Study finds some aggressive tumors silence genes that fight cancer

(Medical Xpress)A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors. The findings, published in the ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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