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Genome turned off in CLASSY gene diversifies epigenomes

Researchers from Salk Institute for Biological Studies (SIBS) have discovered that the CLASSY gene family regulates which parts of the genome are turned off...
Harnessing data for better cancer care

Harnessing data for better cancer care

Eduardo Pisani, CEO of All.can International, discusses the cancer organisation’s recently-published landmark report entitled Harnessing data for better cancer care.
Groundbreaking CLEAR study will facilitate electron-based cancer therapy

Groundbreaking CLEAR study to facilitate electron-based cancer therapy

A novel study conducted at CERN’s CLEAR test facility paves the way for novel electron-based cancer therapy using high-energy electron beams that can be focused onto deep-seated cancerous tumours.
Automating production of pharmaceutical compounds

Automating production of pharmaceutical compounds

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a unique method to automate the production of pharmaceutical compounds.
aggressive childhood cancer

Novel new therapy could treat aggressive childhood cancer

Researchers at the Children’s Cancer Institute have discovered a combination of therapies that appear highly effective at combatting neuroblastoma and other forms of aggressive childhood cancer.
Hepatitis B

New immunotherapy has proven ‘highly effective’ against hepatitis B

Researchers at University College London (UCL) have discovered a new immunotherapy to fight against the hepatitis B virus (HBV), which is the most common cause of liver cancer.
cell proliferation

Treating cancer by preventing the process of cell proliferation

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) have been researching the processes behind cell proliferation in hopes of better treating cancer.

Discovery of AMBRA1 enzyme may help cancer treatment

New research suggests a novel enzyme called AMBRA1 that has eluded scientists for over 25 years may revolutionise cancer treatment.
superfund sites

Living in proximity to superfund sites may lower life expectancy

New research suggests that residing in close proximity to a hazardous waste or superfund site may lower life expectancy by a year.
neutron scattering

Scientists use neutron scattering experiments to understand tumour suppression

Scientists have used neutron scattering techniques to investigate what happens inside cells when they are at risk of becoming cancerous.
Scaffold-guided breast reconstruction

Scaffold-guided breast reconstruction

Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher, Director of the ARC Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing at the Queensland University of Technology, discusses how scaffold-guided tissue engineering can...
androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study reveals positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

New evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment has been discovered by researchers at the University of Adelaide.
uveal melanoma

Role of ADAMTS1 in the development of uveal melanoma

Scientists have demonstrated the role of ADAMTS1 in the development of uveal melanoma, one of the rarest and most aggressive cancers.
biotechnology companies

Pfizer invested $120m in four clinical-stage biotechnology companies

Pfizer has announced that it invested a total of $120m in four biotechnology companies as part of the Pfizer Breakthrough Growth Initiative.
tumour biopsies

New computing technique uses data from CT scans to increase the accuracy of tumour...

New research suggests that a new advanced computing technique, which uses routine medical scans, can allow for more accurate tumour biopsies.

Heating tumours whilst they undergo chemotherapy can kill up to 98% of brain cancer...

According to a new study, heating cancer cells whilst they undergo chemotherapy is a highly effective method of killing them.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Shining a light on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

SIOP Europe speaks about Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, urging Europe to recognise that paediatric cancer remains an urgent health issue.
lymphocytic leukaemia

New research outlines how Rituximab interacts with the blood of healthy individuals and those...

A study shows the differences in how Rituximab interacts with the blood of healthy people compared to chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients.
physical structure of cancer cells

New peptide capable of changing the physical structure of cancer cells

The Max Planck Institute outline how their lab has designed a new peptide capable of changing the physical structure of cancer cells.
aggressive prostate cancer

Understanding the aggressive spread of prostate cancer cells

A five-year study into the mechanisms by which cancer cells become mobile and start spreading has implications for the way in which aggressive prostate...

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