Archive for the 'Melanoma / Skin Cancer'

Blood test that monitors dead cancer cell DNA better at tracking spread of melanoma

Physicians treating patients with metastatic melanoma -- one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer -- may soon have a superior tool in their efforts to closely track the disease.

Blood vessel cells help tumours evade the immune system

A study by researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet is the first to suggest that cells in the tumour blood vessels contribute to a local environment that protects the cancer cells from...

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

A protein associated with many kinds of cancer cells has been found to suppress the circadian clock, with implications for cancer biology and the workings of the clock itselfA new study led by UC...

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

A protein associated with many kinds of cancer cells was found to suppress the circadian clock, with implications for cancer biology and the workings of the clock itselfA new study led by UC...

Dasatinib, a leukemia drug, has the potential to treat many cancers

A leukemia drug called dasatinib shows promise for treating skin, breast and several other cancers, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.