Posts in the “Research Research” category:

Drug Combo May Knock Down Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 12th, 2014 |

Date: 4/20/14 Outlet Full Name: U-T San Diego Author: Bradley Fikes http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/Apr/20/cancer-velcade-cheresh-seguin-ucsd/ Some drug-resistant cancers of the lung, pancreas and breast might be made vulnerable again by treating them with a medication already approved for another type of cancer, according to a new study led by scientists at UC San Diego. Researchers at UCSD Moores […]

Pinpointing Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 11th, 2014 |

News Headline: Pinpointing Lung Cancer Date: 5/11/14 Outlet Full Name: Boston Author: No author http://www.boston.com/health/2014/05/11/pinpointing-lung-cancer/7ykJsTuT0hDMGITc2rR7GK/video.html Follow link above to watch video. More people in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. Finding the tumors can be tricky, but in a breakthrough procedure doctors have developed a new way to […]

Strategic Partnership to Develop Cancer Models for Translational Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 8th, 2014 |

News Headline: Strategic Partnership to Develop Cancer Models for Translational Research Date: 5/8/14 Outlet Full Name: Drug Discovery and Development Author: No author http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/05/strategic-partnership-develop-cancer-models-translational-research Crown Bioscience Inc., a leading global drug discovery and development service company with one of its R&D centers in Taicang, Jiangsu, China, has announced that an agreement has been reached with […]

Vanderbilt Study Tracks New Lung Cancer Drug Target

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 23rd, 2014 |

Date: 4/23/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275785.php Researchers at Vanderbilt University have identified a potential new drug target in subtypes of lung cancer that are difficult to treat. “We are very excited about the implications of these findings,” said graduate student Katherine Amato, who led the research. “It is vitally […]

Physicians Target the Genes of Lung, Colon Cancers

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 16th, 2014 |

Date: 4/16/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Morgan Sherburne http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-physicians-genes-lung-colon-cancers.html University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source. In late January, researchers in the new UF Health Precision Cancer Care Program began sequencing the genes […]

Enzyme Involved in the Regulation of Immune System T-Cells is a Promising Target to Treat Asthma and Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 15th, 2014 |

Date: 4/15/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275447.php In experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have identified an enzyme involved in the regulation of immune system T cells that could be a useful target in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer therapies. In research described […]

Lactate Metabolism Target Halts Growth in Lung Cancer Model

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 10th, 2014 |

Date: 4/10/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-lactate-metabolism-halts-growth-lung.html Cancer cells generate energy differently than normal cells, a characteristic that helps them to survive and metastasize. A major goal in the field of cancer metabolism is to find ways to overcome this survival advantage. Now a research team led by investigators in the […]

DelMar Pharmaceuticals to Present Two Abstracts at American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 2nd, 2014 |

Date: 4/2/14 Outlet Full Name: Wall Street Journal Author: No author http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140402-912212.html DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) (“DelMar”) today announced that the Company would present two abstracts at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), which is being held April 5-9, 2014, in San Diego. The Company will present abstract […]

Enzyme presents drug target to rare lung disease

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 31st, 2014 |

Date: 3/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Baylor College of Medicine News Author: Dipali Pathak https://www.bcm.edu/news/cancer/enzyme-drug-target-for-rare-lung-disease An enzyme called Src kinase may provide a new way to attack lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease that appears only in women either alone or in association with a genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis, said researchers from Baylor College […]

Bristol Plans Big Lung Cancer Study, Pairing Immunotherapies

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Bristol Plans Big Lung Cancer Study, Pairing Immunotherapies Date: 3/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Reuters Author: Ransdell Pierson http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/04/us-bristol-cancer-idUSBREA2328A20140304 (Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Tuesday said it plans this year to begin a late-stage trial testing whether a combination of two of its high-profile immunotherapies can effectively treat lung cancer, easing concerns about […]