Molecule Discovery Might Help ALS Patients
Finding in mouse study could lead to treatment for the disease, researchers say.
New Target May Be Eyed in Kids' Brain Cancer
Scientists closer to understanding the development of deadly neuroectodermal tumors.
Lab Study Slows Breast Cancer Spread to Bone in Mice
Experimental drug may lead to therapy that inhibits metastasis, research suggests.
Liver Cancer Patients May Get Hope
Finding could help identify patients who will benefit from interferon therapy, researchers say.
Scientists May Know How Lung Cancer Spreads
Preventing metastasis 'could have a huge impact on survival,' researcher says.
Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
TUESDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Texas scientists say they have found small molecules in the blood that can spot pancreatic cancer, a finding that could have diagnostic implications in the future. Levels of these molecules, called microRNAs, are elevated in patients suffering from pancreatic
Saliva May Help Spot Oral Cancer Early
TUESDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) -- In a major step towards early diagnosis of oral cancer, researchers have found that saliva contains at least 50 microRNAs that could aid detection. In the study, U.S. researchers measured microRNA levels in the saliva of 50 people with oral squamous cell
Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer
High levels of miR-21 were found in nonsmoking patients; could be target for treatment.
Gene Studies Reveal Cancer's Secrets
Key alterations hold clues to blood, bladder and ovarian malignancies, researchers say.