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  • Active substance from plant slows down aggressive eye cancer

    An active substance that has been known for 30 years could unexpectedly turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors. This is shown by a study conducted by researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Magdeburg together with US colleagues. The plant leaves of which contain the tested substance is any more

  • Cross-species cancer comparison uncovers new drug targets

    New drug targets for a rare form of melanoma may result from the discovery of similar genetic mutations found in humans, dogs and horses under a first-ever tri-species DNA sequencing study involving a University of Guelph researcher. Melanoma is a cancer that most commonly occurs in the skin in peop more

  • Antibodies to a retina protein to be used as a kidney cancer marker

    Sechenov University together with their German colleagues suggest a new highly sensitive, quick, and pain-free method for diagnosing kidney cancer. This method is based on measuring of the immune response to arrestin-1, a retina protein that is synthesized in the cancerous cells of kidneys. Tumors c more

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  • Rare Variants of IFIH1 Protect Against Type-1 Diabetes

    Nejentsev and co-workers have found that rare alleles of all associated IFIH1 polymorphisms consistently protect from type-1 diabetes, whereas IFIH1 alleles carried by the majority of the population predispose to the disease. This observation suggest more

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Melanoma Melanoma is a malignant tumor of melanocyte s which are found predominantly in skin but also in the bowel and the eye (see uveal melanoma ). It is one of the rarer types of skin cancer but causes the majority of skin cancer related ... more


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