cancer progression

Latin brew bumps off colon cancer cells


January 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) A taste for Latin brew could be a potent and easy way of protecting oneself against the ravages of colon cancer.These cancer cells, when exposed to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Low fat, fish oil diet helps slow down cancer


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) A low-fat, fish-oil combo diet, taken weeks before prostate removal, slows down prostate cancer growth as compared to a traditional, high-fat Western diet. The study, conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Carrots can help prevent breast cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Carrots can halt the progression of breast cancer in the early stages of the disease, a study says.The retinoic acid, which is contained in carrot, also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Overabundance of protein promotes growth of breast cancer stem cells


February 16th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have said that an essential protein for normal stem cell renewal also promotes the growth of breast cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study finds how blood clotting and cancer progression are linked


February 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists have found how activated blood coagulation is associated with cancer.A human body's stress response is to stock pile blood-clotting factors. This means that stressed cells in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists discover protein that arrests cancer-spreading enzyme


January 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas have discovered a protein that arrests an enzyme that may worsen and spread cancer.They also found that the same deactivation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking ups death risk due to breast cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): A new study has revealed the women who smoke or have a history of smoking are at 39 percent higher risk of death due to breast cancer.Although smoking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lack of vitamin D in patients with leukemia ‘ups death risk’


November 5th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have found a significant difference in cancer progression and death in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who had sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood compared to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecule that can starve cancer cells and tumors they produce identified


September 19th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): A new research has indicated that a molecule - simply called 968 - can starve cancer cells and the tumors they produce.The key to this research is the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress speeds up breast cancer progression in mice


September 17th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Scientists recently found that chronic stress acts as a sort of fertilizer that feeds breast cancer progression, significantly accelerating the spread of disease in animal models.Researchers at UCLA's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist identifies breast cancer ‘culprit’


August 18th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified an accomplice in breast cancer - a switch that can set off a cascade of reactions orchestrated by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How broccoli cuts prostate cancer risk


July 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new study has shed light on the interaction between broccoli consumption and reduced prostate cancer risk.Researchers have found that sulforaphane, a chemical found in broccoli, interacts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How red wine and green tea can prevent prostate cancer growth


June 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Polyphenols, present in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth- a discovery that could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer.Researchers have explained ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mice study shows slight changes in 2 genes launches breast cancer development


May 13th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have made a new breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer.Researchers at Georgetown Lombard Comprehensive Cancer Center have been able to show, in mice, how just a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Removing kidney of elderly patients with localized kidney cancer does not prolong their lives


May 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): If a new study is to be believed, then removal of an entire kidney doesn't prolong lives of patients aged 75 and above who have confined kidney tumours.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, test to predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer


April 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Johns Hopkins boffins have evaluated a simple, more specific blood test that identifies patients undergoing proactive surveillance for low-grade, low-stage, non-palpable prostate cancer who would eventually require treatment. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New approach may help treat breast, prostate cancers


February 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb9 (ANI): Loyola University research team led by an Indian-origin researcher claims to have discovered a novel protein that will help in developing treatments for breast cancer, prostate cancer and enlarged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prostate cancer cells more likely to spread with specific gene function loss


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that prostate cancer cells are more likely to spread to other parts of the body if a specific gene quits functioning normally.Certain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Junk DNA’ could detect breast and bowel cancer


January 6th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A type of genetic rogue elements, produced by DNA sequences commonly known as 'junk DNA', could help diagnose breast and bowel cancer, according to researchers at The University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protein modification involved in muscular dystrophy, cancer discovered


January 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Scientists at University of Iowa have discovered a new type of chemical modification on an important muscle protein-a feta that could improve the understanding of certain muscular dystrophies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Self-seeding’ of cancer cells may pave way for new therapies


December 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre have identified what they call the 'self-seeding' mechanism of cancer cells, which appears to play a critical role in tumour progression.Cancer progression ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vitamin D levels linked to survival in lymphoma patients


December 6th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): The amount of vitamin D in patients being treated for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is strongly linked to cancer progression and overall survival, according to a new study."These ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists watch evolution unfold in a bottle


October 19th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Scientists now have physical proof of how species evolve and the fittest survive, after a 21-year study in which they documented the evolution of single-celled E. coli bacteria ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Toad venom may offer cancer cure


September 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): A Chinese medicine made from dried venom secreted by the skin glands of toads has shown promise in slowing down cancer progression in patients, say researchers.Huachansu, the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Depression ‘ups cancer patients’ dying risk’


September 14th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Depression can decrease a cancer patient's chances of survival, a new research suggests.Published in the November 15, 2009 issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New targets for treatment of invasive breast cancer identified


August 20th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S have discovered new targets for the treatment of invasive breast cancer.A new study, led by Suresh Alahari, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Worm study provides new model to study invasive cancer


August 18th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A single cell's behaviour during the development of the reproductive tract in the C. elegans worm is providing scientists with significant insights into cancer's deadly ability to put ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tool can detect pancreatic cancer more effectively than current tests


August 4th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists have developed a new tool that can detect pancreatic cancer much more effectively than current tests.Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene ‘behind breast cancer’s aggressive behaviour’ identified


July 21st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from Genome Institute of Singapore have identified a gene, which they believe might contribute to the breast cancer's aggressive behaviour.Aggressive forms of cancer are often driven by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green tea may slow prostrate cancer progression: study


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Not only is green tea the second most popular drink in the world, but it can also significantly reduce serum markers predictive of prostrate cancer progression. James A. Cardelli, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Widely used diabetes drug may improve cancer therapies


June 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A widely used anti-diabetic drug, called metformin, may boost the immune system and increase the potency of vaccines and cancer treatments, say researchers at McGill University and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Activated stem cells in damaged lungs springboard to cancer progression


May 27th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Following experiments on mice, an international group of researchers from the U.S.-based Duke University and Cancer Research UK have come to the conclusion that stem cells that respond ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New insights into cancer progression


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): A University of Leicester researcher has made some significant advancements on the causes of cancer, which can lead to improved and effective therapies.Professor Andrew Fry, of the Department ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blood protein may hold key to stopping cancer progression


April 1st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have reached a step closer to developing a new drug to inhibit tumour growth in cancer patients, and potentially help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low-risk prostate cancer patients may have good clinical outcomes by avoiding immediate treatment


March 16th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that opting not to receive immediate treatment may be safe for men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, and who are at minimal risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe