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Why Late-stage Cancer Patients Often Waste Away

One of the things that often kills cancer patients isn’t just the invasiveness and spread of a tumor but the physical wasting, known as cachexia… 358 more words

Oncogene Inhibitors Market & Pipeline Insight 2015

Oncogenomics is an emerging field that involves screening of genes that may be involved in cancer development. Human genome consists of 23 chromosomal pairs, approximately 20,000- 25,000 genes and 3,234.83 Mb genome size. 1,269 more words

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Researchers identify previous unknown pathway for p53 cancer cell activation.

A common, yet previously undistinguished protein, which is elevated in many late-stage cancers, may play a strategic role in tumour growth through a non-conventional pathway, researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine report in the… 281 more words


The cell is what you imagine it to be: AKT an the FOXO Gang

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“Activated AKT is a well-established survival factor, exerting antiapoptotic activity in part by preventing the release of cytochrome c from the mitochondria. 604 more words


Penn team mine specific ovarian cancer oncogene in 'junk DNA'.

Over the years researchers have made tremendous strides in the understanding and treatment of cancer by searching genomes for links between genetic alterations and disease. 662 more words


Epigenetics: The New Buzz Word In Cancer

Cancer is caused by mutations that either turn on the expression of oncogenes or turn off the expression of tumor suppressors. Oncogenes are elements that promote growth and cell division while tumor suppressors slow down the cell cycle and work to keep the cell from dividing. 473 more words