Tumours

CRISPR Catches Out Critical Cancer Changes

Hinxton, UK — In the first large-scale analysis of cancer gene fusions, which result from the merging of two previously separate genes, researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL-EBI, Open...

Bacterial Therapy in a Dish

New York, NY — Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology. Rapid advances in genetic engineering...

Scanning for Cancer Treatment

Cambridge, MA — 11,000 people are predicted to die from acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. The cancer starts in the bone marrow. There, mutated genes fail...

A Peek into Lymph Nodes

Miyagi Prefecture, Japan — The vast majority of cancer deaths occur due to the spread of cancer from one organ to another, which can happen either through the blood or the lymphatic system. However,...

Genetic Causes of Tumours in Salivary Glands

Erlangen, Germany — Acinic cell carcinoma is the third most common malignant form of salivary gland cancer. These tumours are similar to normal salivary gland tissue and occur most frequently in the...

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