tumor suppression
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.
Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director
Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Ned Sharpless currently leads the cancer center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Cell Lines Gain Cancer-Related Mutations
Cell Lines Gain Cancer-Related Mutations
Kerry Grens | Apr 27, 2017
A screen of human embryonic stem cell lines finds several that accumulated changes in the gene TP53, including aberrations commonly seen in cancer.
Tracking Miracles
Tracking Miracles
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2015
A panel of oncologists discusses cases of exceptional responders, or cancer patients whose tumors disappear after a brief period of chemotherapy.
Two-Faced RNAs
Two-Faced RNAs
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2015
The same microRNAs can have opposing roles in cancer.
Mining the Outliers
Mining the Outliers
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2015
Even when a clinical trial fails, some patients improve. What can researchers learn from these exceptional responders?
Resisting Cancer
Resisting Cancer
George Klein | Apr 1, 2015
If one out of three people develops cancer, that means two others don’t. Understanding why could lead to insights relevant to prevention and treatment.
Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow
Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow
Tomasz M. Beer | Apr 1, 2013
Advances in genomics and cancer biology will alter the design of human cancer studies.
BRCA1 Further Elucidated
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 27, 2011
Researchers have pinpointed the region of a key cancer gene that’s involved in tumor suppression.