National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
Posted: Apr 26, 2016
Two new studies from NCI researchers add to growing evidence of the promise of a novel type of cancer immunotherapy that uses infrared light to activate rapid and selective killing of cancer cells.
Posted: Apr 13, 2016
Childhood Cancer Talk Radio (Jack’s Angels Foundation) talks to Dr. Kathy Warren about her work and research into solutions for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), one of the deadliest and most elusive brain tumors to treat.
Posted: Apr 8, 2016
The estrogen receptor (ER) is a key regulator in breast cancer initiation and progression. A widely discussed model proposes that forkhead box protein A1 (FoxA1) acts as a pioneer factor in cancer by binding and penetrating closed chromatin to allow access by transcription factors (TFs), including ER.
Posted: Apr 1, 2016
CCR's women are leading the way in the fight against cancer! Honoring our esteemed female senior Investigators!
Posted: Mar 22, 2016
An aggressive cancer of the bone and soft tissue, Ewing sarcoma (ES) is most commonly diagnosed in adolescents and young adults.
Posted: Mar 4, 2016
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the second leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, commonly develops in patients with underlying chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis B or C virus infection or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Posted: Feb 22, 2016
While ovarian cancer is fairly uncommon, comprising 1.3 percent of new cancer diagnoses in the U.S., the disease is actually the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in U.S. women.
Posted: Feb 17, 2016
To spread to distant organs, cancer cells sever contacts with surrounding cells, disrupt their internal polarity, and adopt spindle-like protrusions.
Posted: Feb 17, 2016
Magnesium ions (Mg2+) play essential roles in all living organisms. Bacteria and other prokaryotes rely upon the Mg2+-dependent channel CorA, which is composed of five identical subunits (A-E), to obtain these ions from their surroundings.