Cancer Research

Preparing T Cells for the Long Haul

La Jolla, CA — Fighting a tumour is a marathon, not a sprint. For cancer-fighting T cells, the race is sometimes just too long, and the T cells quit fighting. Researchers even have a name for this...

Preventing Lung Cancer’s Unwelcome Return

Cold Spring Harbor, NY — When a doctor gives a patient antibiotics for a bacterial infection, they usually require them to finish the entire treatment, even when symptoms go away. This is to ensure...

Mini-Brains Reveal Cause of Rare Syndromes

Trondheim, Norway — The rarity of these syndromes, caused by damage to a gene named HUWE1, means very few children are affected. Of course, the low absolute numbers are little consolation for children...

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