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Prostate Organoid from Stem Cells

By | July 30, 2015

Researchers construct a 3-D cell model of the prostate gland and use it to show that BPA exposure may increase the risk of cancer in the organ.


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Professional Marksman

By | April 1, 2015

Charles Sawyers, who began his research career just as the genetic details of human oncogenes were emerging, codeveloped Gleevec, the quintessential targeted cancer therapy.


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Healthy Lifestyle Lengthens Telomeres?

By | September 18, 2013

Diet, exercise, and stress management may lengthen telomeres, a new study shows, though some scientists are skeptical.

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The Role of Neurons in Cancer

By | July 15, 2013

Nerves growing in cancerous prostate glands appear to spur disease progression.


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Chicken Virus Attacks Cancer Cells

By | April 9, 2013

Researchers have genetically engineered a virus that is deadly to chickens and found that it can kill prostate cancer in vitro.

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Cancer Gene Bonanza

By | March 27, 2013

International collaboration doubles the number of genetic regions associated with breast, prostate, and ovarian cancers.


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Surprise XMRV Retraction

By | September 21, 2012

The journal PLOS Pathogens abruptly retracts the seminal paper linking XMRV to disease.


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Cancer Test Gets Bad Reviews

By | May 22, 2012

US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against a commonly used prostate cancer screening.


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Genome Digest

By | May 22, 2012

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes


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Paper Retracted Following Lawsuit

By | January 5, 2012

Research funded in part by a biotech was retracted after a lawsuit claiming the work could not be replicated.


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