Stem cells, potential source of cancer-fighting T cells
- Building a prostate. // Nature Medicine;Dec2008, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p1317
The article focuses on the implications cited by scientific experts about the single stem cell transplant that expresses the characteristic set of molecular markers to produce functional prostate. John T. Isaacs states that this discovery may lead to identification of molecular characteristics...
- A 50-year-old blood-thinning medication may limit the spread of certain cancers. Smith, Davis N. // Pharmaceutical Executive;Jun2001, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p150
Focuses on a study conducted by researchers at the University of California at San Diego which showed the ability of heparin to stop the spread of tumor cells. Result of the mice experiment with the drug; Problem with receiving patent for the drug.
- Study suggests eating watercress may slow progress of cancer cells. Sixsmith, Rachel // Horticulture Week;9/24/2010, p29
The article presents a study conducted by the Watercress Alliance regarding the effectiveness of eating watercress in halting the progression of cancer cells.
- Cancer biology: Senescence not so harmless. // Nature;6/23/2011, Vol. 474 Issue 7352, p422
The article reports on the findings of a study regarding senescence, which show that senescence has the potential to promote the spread of nearby cells in addition to impeding the growth of cancer cells, according to Corine Bertolotto and her colleagues at the French National Institute of Health...
- Mind-body research in psychooncology. Greer, Steven // Advances in Mind-Body Medicine;Fall1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p236
Evaluates the role of psychooncology on the interaction of mind and body of patients with cancer. Association of psychobiological mechanisms to cancer in terms of psychoneuroimmunology; Augmentation of killer cell activities through psychotherapeutic intervention; Effect of positive state of...
- Turmeric ricks. McDonald, Cara // Natural Solutions;May2010, Issue 125, p18
The article reports on the curcumin component of the Indian spice turmeric which can inhibit cancer-cell growth based on the findings of several studies in 2009.
- Anticancer drugs: Pulling the plug on cancer. Kirkpatrick, Peter // Nature Reviews Drug Discovery;Sep2002, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p657
Cites the study conducted by Leder and colleagues that identify and characterize the effects f a small molecule that can selectively inhibit the proliferation of a range of cancer cells. Ability to target a difference in the properties of their mitochondria correlated with the overexpression of...
- Flavonoids found to be chemo-protective for skin cancers. Williams, Samten // Dermatology Times;Oct2000, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p42
Reports on the inhibition of the growth of melanoma cells by citrus flavonoids. Effectivity of the bioflavonoids tangeretin, nobiletin and 5-desmethyl sinensetin; Chemo-protective effect of limonene against skin cancer and cardiac disease.
- Researchers identify potential molecular target to prevent growth of cancer cells. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/26/2011, Vol. 21, p583
The article reports on the study which shows that protein fortilin promotes growth of cancer cells by binding to and rendering inert protein p53, a known umor suppressor.