Oncogenomics

Loss of Cilia Leads to Melanoma

Zürich, Switzerland — Researchers at the University of Zurich have now shown that cilia, the fine sensory antennae, play a key role in the formation of melanoma. 

A New Tactic for Starving Tumours

New York, NY — A tumour’s goal is simple: to grow, grow, grow, by making more cancer cells. But that often means growing so fast that the oxygen supply gets scarce, at which point cells within...

Lipid Molecules can be Used for Cancer Growth

Stockholm, Sweden — Cancer cells can when the blood supply is low use lipid molecules as fuel instead of blood glucose. This has been shown in animal tumour models by researchers at Karolinska Institutet...

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