Xenograft are the cells of one species transplanted to another species.
Working with a line of highly metastatic head and neck cancer cells, a research team at the Winship Cancer Institute and Emory University School of Medicine has found that a specific cell surface receptor present at very low levels in non-metastatic head and neck cancer cells.
ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals has announced positive results from preclinical studies using a multidrug treatment regimen including ANX-510 (CoFactor) at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting.
FASgen has announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from National Cancer Institute for refinement of its serum FAS (fatty acid synthase) ELISA cancer diagnostic test, FAS- Detect ELISA.
Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV) is a human tumor virus and an etiological agent for Kaposi's sarcoma and primary effusion lymphoma (PEL). PELs are aggressive lymphomas with reported median survival time shorter than six months after diagnosis.
In recent years, Cycloxygenase (COX)-2 has emerged as a therapeutic target for the prevention and treatment of various types of cancers.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical Center have, for the first time, identified human pancreatic cancer stem cells. Their work indicates that these cells are likely responsible for the aggressive tumor growth, progression, and metastasis that define this deadly cancer.
Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have demonstrated in laboratory studies a new treatment for the pediatric eye cancer retinoblastoma that appears to be more effective than the current standard therapy, and more likely to prevent the recurrence of this cancer. A report on their work appears in the October 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.
Lorus Therapeutics has announced the continued success in the development of its small molecule anticancer program with the selection of a sub-class of lead molecules from the Company's small molecule program.
A new study finds surgery to transplant an ovary to the upper arm is feasible and preserves hormonal function in women undergoing treatment for cervical cancer.
More than one-third of U.S. adults use some form of alternative medicine such as herbal supplements and other therapies, showed in a nationwide survey by NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine published in May 2004.
A team of researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has moved one step closer to developing an ideal bone scaffold for reconstructive surgery.