Tag: "sarcomas" at biology news
New way of tracking muscle damage from radiation
...to prevent late damage," Krasin said. Soft tissue sarcomas
are cancers that arise in muscles, fat, blood vessels and other soft tissues. Ewing sarcoma is a cancer that arises in the bone or soft tissue, usually in the arms, legs, pelvis or chest wall. St. Jude researchers studied the muscles of 13 patien...
Reactivated gene shrinks tumors
...r 2 days of the p53 reactivation. In contrast, sarcomas
(which affect connective tissues) did not undergo apoptosis but went into a state of senescence, or no growth. Those tumors took longer to shrink but the senescent tumor cells were eventually cleared away. The researchers are not sure why these tw...
Study examines risk of soft tissue sarcomas in hereditary retinoblastoma survivors
...vivors developing specific subtypes of soft tissue sarcomas
and finds that this risk persists for decades afte...tissue sarcomas. The increased risk of soft tissue sarcomas
is attributed both to the mutation in the RB-1 gene that causes retinoblastoma and to the radiation ...
Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch
...ve against numerous cancers, including intractable sarcomas
and melanomas. Recent studies also indicate th...venous administration of Reolysin in patients with sarcomas
that have metastasized to the lung. For patients with deadly soft tissue sarcoma, the lungs are the ...