Cancer Minute - Page 2

Evidence of Existence?

Three new studies lend credence to the theory that cancer stem cells contribute to disease progression.

This Week in Clinical Cancer Research

In Clinical Cancer Research this week: low- and high-grade forms of primary melanoma, a medulloblastoma tumor suppressor, and more.

Have Actin Polymerization. Will Travel

Conventional wisdom means nothing to migrating cancer cells.

This Week in Cancer Research

In Cancer Research this week: the molecular signature of smoking in human lungs, MET signaling in glioblastoma stem cells, and more.

Not Yet Perfected

A more precise testing methodology for cancer presents its own set of problems, says one blogger.

This Week in the British Journal of Cancer

In the British Journal of Cancer this week: PIM kinases in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, functional validation of a multi-tumor-type proliferation signature, and more.

A Personal Touch

One company is looking to improve cancer treatments by tailoring them to patients.

This Week in BMC Cancer

In BMC Cancer this week: overexpression of CDCA3 in oral cancer, AB0 blood group and pancreatic cancer, and more.

Two Become One

A new study has pinpointed a possible genetic cause of some glioblastoma tumors.

This Week in the Medical Journals

In the medical journals this week: sirolimus and secondary skin-cancer prevention, cervical cancer risk among HIV-infected women, and more.

Winner Winner

A 17-year-old student wins the Google Science Fair with an idea for breast cancer detection.

This Week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute

In the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week: EPHA3 mutations in lung cancer, radiation-related risk of basal cell carcinoma, and more.


Researchers hope to find a way to outwit breast cancer cells that have already outsmarted the immune system.