A large US study has pinpointed genetic errors that mark out head and neck cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Our milestones
Crystals have been a source of fascination for thousands of years, and for good reason. Not only are they...
Scientists have shown that loss of a gene called PTEN triggers some cases of an aggressive form of ovarian cancer.
Many of the new generation of cancer drugs are designed to target specific genetic mutations in a patient’s cancer – these are often known as ‘targeted’ medicines.
US scientists have successfully used an experimental drug to treat mice with an aggressive form of childhood brain cancer.
Regular readers of this blog may recognise the term ‘PARP inhibitor’. We first wrote about these exciting new drugs back in 2008 and have mentioned them regularly ever...
An in-depth US study into thyroid cancer has identified new genes responsible for the disease and could help doctors tailor treatment in the future.