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Genome Annotation by Mutation
...m two other genes. Many cancers certain sarcomas, leukemias
and lymphomas start with translocation. Existing methods result in the desired translocation of two chromosomes in one of every 1 million to 10 million cells cultured, Capecchi says, while the new method produces the desired result in one of every...
Genes That Allow Brain Cancer-Causing Stem Cells to Resist Treatment Identified
...gery.Cancer stem cells were first found in certain leukemias
and in breast carcinomas. In 2004, shortly after cancer stem cells were identified in pediatric brain tumors, researchers at Cedars-Sinai’s Institute reported the first isolation of cancer stem cells in adult brain tumors. “Gliomas that are treated...
Longer Anthracycline Therapy Reduces Heart Failure in Adult Cancer Patients
...ny types of solid tumors and blood cancers such as leukemias
in adults and children. Anthracycline therapy can be very successful at controlling cancer, but heart damage caused by anthracycline treatment “is a considerable and serious problem,” said Dr. Elvira van Dalen of the Emma Children’s Hospital in th...
Cancer Vaccine Could Serve As an Answer to Prevent Most of the Cancer
...er, nasopharyngeal carcinoma and the lymphomas and leukemias
associated with infections. Professor Alan Rickinson, from the Cancer Research UK Institute at the University of Birmingham said that it is important to understand the association between infectious agents and human as it will be useful to break the ...
Little Known DNA Repair Enzyme May Be A Tumor Suppressor Gene
...and a slew of human cancers, including a number of leukemias
and lymphomas. This segment is associated with chromosomal instabilities in this particular region of chromosome 6. "Although it requires further investigation, we believe that mutations in this part of chromosome 6 could occur during the developmen...
Artificial Sweetners Not Really Safe?
...n the incidence of malignant tumors, lymphomas and leukemias
in rats exposed to varying doses of aspartame appe...he authors speculate the increase in lymphomas and leukemias
may be related to one of the metabolites in aspartame, namely methanol, which is metabolized in both...
Stem Cells Can Be Used To Kill Cancer Cells
...hat are able to treat and fight cancer, especially leukemias
and lymphomas," observed Dan Kaufman, assistant professor of medicine in the Stem Cell Institute and Department of Medicine and lead author of the study. This study comes close on the heels of another study by Duke University researchers who found th...
Monoclonal antibodies show promise in treatment of blood cancer
...led production of these B cells is responsible for leukemias
such as multiple myeloma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The findings of the study have been published in the online Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences fo...