Cancer Research News
World’s Oldest Cancer Found in Bone of 120,000 Year-Old Neanderthal
Posted on June 06, 2013 at 08:44:42 am
The world's oldest known human tumour has been found in the rib bone of a Neanderthal who lived more than 120,000 years ago.
Mediterranean Diet Makes Cancer Cells 'Mortal'
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 08:03:01 pm
New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death.
Researchers Find Treatment That Kills Every Kind of Cancer Tumor
Posted on March 27, 2013 at 05:52:29 pm
Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with
Indian Plant Could Play Key Role in Death of Cancer Cells
Posted on February 16, 2013 at 07:29:07 am
Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells
One-2 Punch Against Bacteria and Cancer
Posted on February 11, 2013 at 10:55:22 pm
Cancer researchers from Rice University suggest that a new human-made drug that's already proven effective at killing cancer and drug-resistant bacteria could best deliver its knockout blow when used in combination with drugs made from naturally occurring
Bioelectric Signals Can Be Used to Detect Early Cancer
Posted on February 02, 2013 at 07:19:17 pm
Biologists have discovered a bioelectric signal that can identify cells that are likely to develop into tumors. The researchers also found that they could lower the incidence of cancerous cells by manipulating the electrical charge across cells' membranes
New Target for Treating Wide Range of Cancers
Posted on February 01, 2013 at 06:59:50 am
UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs
Could Mistletoe Give the Kiss of Death to Cancer?
Posted on November 30, 2012 at 08:50:40 am
Mistletoe has become an important symbol of Christmas but it also has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon cancer
Compound in Grapes, Red Wine Could Be Key to Fighting Prostate Cancer
Posted on November 11, 2012 at 09:07:54 am
Resveratrol, a compound found commonly in grape skins and red wine, has been shown to have several beneficial effects on human health, including cardiovascular health and stroke prevention
How Underground Rodent Wards Off Cancer
Posted on November 06, 2012 at 11:50:29 am
Biologists at the University of Rochester have determined how blind mole rats fight off cancer -- and the mechanism differs from what they discovered three years ago in another long-lived and cancer-resistant mole rat species, the naked mole rat