tumour cells

New pathway to attack tumour cells identified

By Nathan Nagel


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A study led by the Institut de Neurociències (INc-UAB) describes a new strategy to tackle cancer, based on inducing a potent stress in tumour causing cell destruction by autophagy.

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Changes to gut microbiome may slow cancer growth in smokers

By Richard Hindle


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Changes to the gut microbiome interacted with the immune system to slow the growth of cancer in mice exposed to cigarette smoke, according to research that was selected for presentation at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2020.

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Schizophrenia drug combined with radiation shows promise in treating deadly brain tumours

By Richard Hindle


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Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues have found that adding a drug once commonly used to treat schizophrenia to traditional radiation therapy helped improve overall survival in mice with glioblastoma, one of the deadliest and most difficult-to-treat brain tumours.

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Associations between immune-suppressive and stimulating drugs and novel COVID-19 — a systematic review of current evidence

By Richard Hindle


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Cancer and transplant patients with COVID-19 have a higher risk of developing severe and even fatal respiratory diseases, especially as they may be treated with immune-suppressive or immune-stimulating drugs. This review focuses on the effects of these drugs on host immunity against COVID-19.

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