ASSASSIN FOR HIRE: Researchers in Switzerland have made progress in designing non-immune cells that can target and attack tumor cells, as shown in this artist's depiction.
Posted: November 13, 2017RYO TACHIBANAROBODOCS: Researchers use DNA origami to generate tiny mechanical devices that deliver a drug that cuts off the blood supply to tumors in mice.
Posted: February 12, 2018BAOQUAN DING AND HAO YANFISH AVATARS FOR CANCER: Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors (red) respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.
Posted: September 11, 2017RITA FIOR, CHAMPALIMAUD CENTRE FOR THE UNKNOWN
MANIPULATIVE MELANOMAS: Early-stage melanoma cells (gray) alter proteins in nearby skin cells (red) to create a favorable environment for cancer progression.
Posted: March 20, 2017DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ERLANGEN, TRANSLATIONSAL RESEARCH CENTER, GERMANY
SUNBURN: Melanoma (red and black on the left and right, respectively) in mouse melanocyte stem cells
Posted: October 20, 2017HYEONGSUN MOON AND ANDREW WHITE, CORNELL UNIVERSITYCANCER’S CRYSTAL BALLS: Testing treatments on mini tumors, such as these gastroesophageal cancer organoids, may save time in identifying which therapies work best.
Posted: February 22, 2018GEORGE VLACHOGIANNIS