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Dr. Manel Esteller distinguished with the Burdinola Research Award

Manel Esteller, Group Leader at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, ICREA Research Professor and Chair of Genetics at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Barcelona, has been awarded the Burdinola Research Award. This recognition is granted by the Burdinola
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New technique could help treat aggressive brain tumors

Tackling brain cancer is complicated, but groundbreaking new research could help add another tool to the cancer-fighting arsenal. Credit: Photo by Andrew Mann for Virginia Tech. Tackling brain cancer is complicated, but groundbreaking new research could help add another tool to the cancer-fighting arsenal. A
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Landmark study shows elevated cancer risk for women with endometriosis

A landmark study from researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (the U), the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the U, and Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine found that women with severe endometriosis are 10 times more likely to get ovarian cancer, compared to women
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New antidote for cobra bites discovered

Scientists at the University of Sydney and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have made a remarkable discovery: a commonly used blood thinner, heparin, can be repurposed as an inexpensive antidote for cobra venom. Credit: Fiona Wolf/University of Sydney Scientists at the University of Sydney and
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Study shows ancient viruses fuel modern-day cancers

Peek inside the human genome and, among the 20,000 or so genes that serve as building blocks of life, you’ll also find flecks of DNA left behind by viruses that infected primate ancestors tens of millions of years ago. Credit: CU Boulder Peek inside the
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Key driver for epithelial cancer development identified

How does a normal cell in the body develop into an aggressive cancer cell? According to the central tumor model, cancer develops in an evolutionary process. When randomly distributed mutations in cancer genes accumulate in single cells, this gradually perturbs cell division and other cellular
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