prostate cancer
Cancer Researcher, Former AACR President Dies
Cancer Researcher, Former AACR President Dies
Kerry Grens | Nov 13, 2017
Donald Coffey, a longtime professor at Johns Hopkins University, discovered the nuclear matrix within cells and its role in DNA replication.
Image of the Day: Cancer Calls
Image of the Day: Cancer Calls
The Scientist Staff | Mar 23, 2017
The proteins drebin and EB3 are part of a “homing pathway” that helps cancer cells move from the prostate into the bloodstream or lymphatic system.
Pfizer to Buy Medivation for $14 Billion
Pfizer to Buy Medivation for $14 Billion
Bob Grant | Aug 22, 2016
The pharma giant is purchasing the San Francisco–based cancer drugmaker to boost its oncology portfolio.
Prostate Organoid from Stem Cells
Prostate Organoid from Stem Cells
Jef Akst | Jul 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.
Professional Marksman
Professional Marksman
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 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.
Healthy Lifestyle Lengthens Telomeres?
Healthy Lifestyle Lengthens Telomeres?
Kate Yandell | Sep 18, 2013
Diet, exercise, and stress management may lengthen telomeres, a new study shows, though some scientists are skeptical.
The Role of Neurons in Cancer
The Role of Neurons in Cancer
Kate Yandell | Jul 15, 2013
Nerves growing in cancerous prostate glands appear to spur disease progression.
Chicken Virus Attacks Cancer Cells
Chicken Virus Attacks Cancer Cells
Bob Grant | Apr 9, 2013
Researchers have genetically engineered a virus that is deadly to chickens and found that it can kill prostate cancer in vitro.
Cancer Gene Bonanza
Cancer Gene Bonanza
Ed Yong | Mar 27, 2013
International collaboration doubles the number of genetic regions associated with breast, prostate, and ovarian cancers.
Surprise XMRV Retraction
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 21, 2012
The journal PLOS Pathogens abruptly retracts the seminal paper linking XMRV to disease.