cancer biology
FDA Approves Clinical Trials to Test Cuban Cancer Vaccine
FDA Approves Clinical Trials to Test Cuban Cancer Vaccine
Bob Grant | Oct 31, 2016
An early-stage study of the effectiveness of a lung-cancer vaccine developed by scientists in Cuba could start as early as next month.
Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice
Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice
Jef Akst | Aug 26, 2016
Mutations that arise during stem cell division contribute to the development of cancers in a variety of organs, according to a study.
TS Picks: June 6, 2016
TS Picks: June 6, 2016
Jef Akst | Jun 6, 2016
American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting edition 
Speaking of Cancer Research
Speaking of Cancer Research
Tanya Lewis, Jef Akst, Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 20, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting
Running from Cancer?
Running from Cancer?
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2016
At the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, researchers review the evidence that exercise has antitumor benefits.
Shooting for the Moon
Shooting for the Moon
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2016
Defeating cancer is many times more difficult than planting a flag on our lunar satellite.
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Pet Scans
Pet Scans
Amy K. LeBlanc, Timothy M. Fan, Nicola Mason | Apr 1, 2016
Studying tumor development and treatment in dogs and cats, in parallel with research on rodents and humans, could improve the successful translation of new cancer drugs.
Banking on Blood Tests
Banking on Blood Tests
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Apr 1, 2016
How close are liquid biopsies to replacing current diagnostics?
Metabolic Reprogramming
Metabolic Reprogramming
Kivan├ž Birsoy and David M. Sabatini | Apr 1, 2016
How cancer cells fuel their rapid growth