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Mutant RAS Proteins Team Up for Oncogenicity
Jim Daley | Apr 1, 2018
Mice with cancer whose KRAS proteins couldn’t link together had much better survival outcomes than those whose oncogenic mutant paired with wild-type KRAS.
Cancers Relapse by Feeding Off Immune Signals
Shawna Williams | Oct 16, 2017
In mice, the tumor cells are able to thwart the immune response that would kill them—but immunotherapy prevented the return of melanoma.
How Cancers Evolve Drug Resistance
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2017
Researchers unravel the sophisticated ways cancers evade treatments, including immunotherapies, designed to destroy them.
Infographic: Mechanisms of Resistance
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 31, 2017
Cancers appear to be able to evolve resistance to many of the therapies doctors have tried.
Cancer Detected in Naked Mole Rats
Kerry Grens | Feb 8, 2016
Two captive males of the cancer-resistant species have shown signs of malignant tumors.
Explaining Elephants’ Cancer Resistance
Jef Akst | Oct 13, 2015
Two studies reveal that the giant mammals have dozens of extra copies of a cancer-preventing gene.