Tag: "retinoblastoma" at medical news
Barking Up the Right Tree to Cure Retinoblastoma
...ir quest to find alternative treatment methods for retinoblastoma
devoid of strong side-effects, sought to experiment with the tree bark extract, called beta-lapachone. The extract was found to be useful in the treatment of other types of cancers like breast and prostate cancer. Their experiment revealed that bet...
Risk Of Soft Tissue Sarcomas In Hereditary Retinoblastoma Survivors
...d his colleagues quantifies the risk of hereditary retinoblastoma
survivors developing specific subtypes of soft tis... this risk persists for decades after the original retinoblastoma
diagnosis. The findings published in the January 3 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer In...
Revolutionary Eye Cancer Treatment
A new locally applied treatment for the eye cancer retinoblastoma
has been developed by scientists at St. Jude Child...mpler, more effective and less-toxic treatment for retinoblastoma
that would eliminate the need for the current, complex therapy, according to senior author Michael D...
Research Throws Light On Regeneration of Hearing Cells
...allow further research regarding deactivation of a retinoblastoma
protein (can be achieved through knock out of retinoblastoma
gene) that is thought to play a major role in the growth and division of hair cells. Suppression of ...
Epstein - Barr virus Protein Implicated in Blood Cancer
...n, named EBNA3C is responsible for breaking down a retinoblastoma
protein. This protein is very necessary in controlling cell proliferation. In the absence of this control, cells can begin to proliferate very rapidly and become transformed in cancer cells. The researchers have published their findings in the Proce...
Link Between Hepatitis C And Liver Cancer Unraveled By Scientists
... Reduced quantities of the protein product of the retinoblastoma
gene have been found in cells that harbor the Hepa...ound to play an important role in breakdown of the retinoblastoma
gene by attaching to it. This molecular mechanism is very similar to the way HPV causes cancer growt...
New insight for skin cancer discovered
...ced genes that cause cancer like those involved in retinoblastoma
or p53 tumor suppressing pathways. The mice were observed to see how the cancer had metasized. The new studies bring a new insight to moving the study of cell transformations, from simple forms to functional human tissues. It is possible to have a r...
New protein found that could slow pancreatic cancer
...-beta molecules by suppressing the function of the retinoblastoma
proteins. The protein molecule Smad7 may also enco...he ability of the Smad7 protein from affecting the retinoblastoma
proteins. The new research also sets the pathway for developing drugs that will target on increasing...