Australian scientists Thursday said they have discovered that tumours in the pancreas have unstable regions hidden inside their genomes, a finding that has benefits for cancer sufferers by developing personalised treatment.
A very rare tumour, larger than a cricket ball, was removed from the body of a 39-year-old man by doctors at Government Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital here free of cost, Dean of GRGGH and Madras Medical College Dr R Vimala said here Thursday.
A signal protein, that plays a crucial role in controlling the growth of blood vessels, could be used to suppress tumours in prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the British academic journal Oncogene.
A study from the Medical University of Vienna found how 7-Tesla ultra high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be used to clearly show the brain areas responsible for speech processing and production.
While an adequate testosterone level is essential for men to maintain energy, sex drive and reproductive capacity, unnecessary testosterone therapy could increase prostate cancer risk, a study suggests.
Nighttime is the right time for cancer to grow and spread in the body, according to a new study which suggests that administering certain treatments in time with the body's day-night cycle may boost their efficiency.
Researchers are looking at novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of GBM, a lethal primary brain tumour, in the form of targeted therapies against a unique receptor, the interleukin-13 receptor a chain variant 2 (IL13Ra2).