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Lombardi Cancer Center researchers observe when cancer cells stop acting like cancer
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/17/2015) - Cancer cells crowded tightly together suddenly surrender their desire to spread, and this change of heart is related to a cellular pathway that controls organ size.

Washington University researchers find that mouse stem cells lurking in tumors can resist treatment​​​​
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/13/2015) - A mouse study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that slow-growing tumors have treatment-resistant stem cells.

U of Michigan researchers find that Naproxen plus acid blocking drug shows promise in preventing bladder cancer
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/11/2015) - The anti-inflammatory class of drugs NSAIDs have shown great promise in preventing cancers including colon, esophagus and skin. However, they can increase the risks of heart attacks, ulcers and rare but potentially life-threatening bleeds. A new study suggests there may be ways to reduce these dangerous side effects.

MD Anderson researchers find that hippo crosstalk may be vital to tumor suppression
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/10/2015) - Scientists at MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered new information about a key pathway known as Hippo, a metaphoric name referencing its link to tissue "overgrowth."

Washington University researchers find that innovative light therapy reaches deep tumors in mice
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/10/2015) - Washington University researchers in St. Louis developed a way to apply light-based cancer therapy to deep tissues never before accessible in mice.

St. Jude researchers map genomic landscape of childhood adrenocortical tumors for the first time
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/09/2015) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists identify key molecular events in pediatric adrenocortical tumors; findings could help clinicians identify most malignant subtypes and lead to better treatment.

St. Jude researchers note that chromosomal rearrangement may be the key to progress against aggressive infant leukemia
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/09/2015) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project study highlights need for targeted therapies against a rare infant leukemia with a poor prognosis.

Mayo clinic study finds that US women's awareness of breast density varies
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - Disparities in the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density exist among US women, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

MIT researchers find that a nanodevice could defeat drug resistance
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - A nanodevice, which consists of gold nanoparticles embedded in a hydrogel that can be injected or implanted at a tumor site, could also be used more broadly to disrupt any gene involved in cancer.

MD Anderson study shows why some brain cancers resist treatment
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may have discovered why some brain cancer patients develop resistance to standard treatments including radiation and the chemotherapy agent temozolomide.

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