Tag: tumor cells

Biomarker, Innovation

Stress protein in fibroblasts may be a good target for future cancer drugs

June 11, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A stress protein that is overactive in many types of tumor cells also has a key role in tumor-supporting cells called fibroblasts, and may be a good target for future cancer treatments, suggests a study from researchers at the Perelman […]

Biomarker, Innovation

How tumor cells use mitochondria to keep growing

May 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Hormone therapy is often used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, but many patients develop resistance to hormone therapy, causing their disease to become more aggressive and potentially more deadly. “One of the […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Programming the immune system to supercharge cancer cell therapies

March 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

The first FDA-approved gene therapies are living drugs: immune cells taken from cancer patients engineered to target tumor cells. However, for many patients, these advanced therapies do not result in a long-lasting remission. Now, scientists at the New York Genome […]

Biomarker, Innovation

New assay using fresh uncultured lung tumor cells could guide personalized treatments

August 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new study from the University of Helsinki shows that cells that are freshly isolated from lung cancers can be used to create robust drug response data. This approach can identify actionable or non-responsive treatments, illustrated by a case study […]

Biomarker, Innovation

New approach emerges to better classify, treat brain tumors

January 19, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A look at RNA tells us what our genes are telling our cells to do, and scientists say looking directly at the RNA of brain tumor cells appears to provide objective, efficient evidence to better classify a tumor and the […]

Biomarker, Innovation

New computational technique accurately differentiates between data from tumor cells and normal cells

January 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In an effort to address a major challenge when analyzing large single-cell RNA-sequencing datasets, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new computational technique to accurately differentiate between data from cancer cells and the […]

Innovation, Research

Cancer and obesity: Clogged immune cells help explain link

November 13, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Obesity is at an all-time high in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health, two-thirds of adults in the U.S. are either obese or overweight. Obesity increases the risk of developing a number of health conditions, including […]