Posts Tagged ‘Genetics’

Late Spread Supports Early Diagnosis

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists from the Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and their international collaborators have just published a paper in Cancer Cell entitled “Genomic evolution of […]

Blood vs Breath vs Tears

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past four years we have written about using blood samples for the early detection of breast cancer, including: studies […]

March for Science

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

This past Saturday, 22 April 2017, hundreds of thousands of people participated in over 600 gatherings as part of the […]

Frontiers in Cancer Therapy

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by admin

Today’s edition of Science includes a special section on cancer therapy with the revealing subtitle, “Stocking oncology’s medicine cabinet.” As the introductory editorial explains, […]

Cancer Cure in 5 to 10 Years

Posted on: February 10th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Last Saturday, 4 February 2017, was World Cancer Day and the WHO provided new guidelines, with a focus on diagnosing and treating the […]

Cancer Moonshot Gathers Momentum

Posted on: September 9th, 2016 by admin

In January 2016 President Barack Obama (seen below left, © Reuters) announced an initiative – known as the Cancer Moonshot – that […]

Big Data Comes to the Cape

Posted on: June 17th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

Two chemists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Kevin Naidoo and Jahansha Ashkani (seen right, © Mail & Guardian), have just published a […]

An Illegitimate Dose Model?

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

In December 1946 the American scientist Hermann Muller was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine “for the discovery of the production of […]

A Scientist with Breast Cancer

Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

Yesterday, 4 February 2016, was World Cancer Day. It took place under the tagline “We can. I can.” and explored how […]

The Biology of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 2nd, 2015 by admin

During the past week the New England Journal of Medicine has published three papers – an editorial, a commentary and […]