Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins
Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins
A study of 11 drugs now in clinical trials suggests they do kill cancer cells—but through a different mechanism than indicated in previous research.
Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins
Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins

A study of 11 drugs now in clinical trials suggests they do kill cancer cells—but through a different mechanism than indicated in previous research.

A study of 11 drugs now in clinical trials suggests they do kill cancer cells—but through a different mechanism than indicated in previous research.

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Henry Lynch, Leader in Cancer Genetics, Dies
Henry Lynch, Leader in Cancer Genetics, Dies
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 7, 2019
The Creighton University researcher discovered the genetic basis of hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome.
National Cancer Institute Will Stop Funding Nanotechnology Centers
National Cancer Institute Will Stop Funding Nanotechnology Centers
Chia-Yi Hou | May 20, 2019
The Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence were established in 2005 through several phases of funding, which are reported to end next year.
Past President of the AACR, Waun Ki Hong, Dies
Past President of the AACR, Waun Ki Hong, Dies
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 7, 2019
The former head of cancer medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center helped change clinical practice for laryngeal cancer and helped establish chemoprevention.
AACR Apologizes for Delays in Retracting Papers
AACR Apologizes for Delays in Retracting Papers
Catherine Offord | Sep 5, 2018
Nine of the most recent retractions from AACR journals are for papers coauthored by embattled cancer researcher Bharat Aggarwal.
Huge Gender Disparity in Cancer Research Funding in U.K.
Huge Gender Disparity in Cancer Research Funding in U.K.
Shawna Williams | May 16, 2018
Men received both more and larger grants than women did, ending up with three times as much funding on average.
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
The Scientist Staff | May 15, 2018
3-D balls of cells can be used to screen for potential cancer drugs.
Wound-Healing in Mice Triggers Growth of Dormant Tumors
Wound-Healing in Mice Triggers Growth of Dormant Tumors
Jim Daley | Apr 12, 2018
Treating mice with anti-inflammatory drugs following surgery reduced the size of tumors.
Macrophages Play a Double Role in Cancer
Macrophages Play a Double Role in Cancer
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 1, 2018
Macrophages play numerous roles within tumors, leaving cancer researchers with a choice: eliminate the cells or recruit them.
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Diana Kwon | Jul 21, 2017
Most of the authors have had papers pulled in the past.