Topic: cancer

Warren Alpert Medical School researchers find that a drug previously used to treat sun-induced skin growths has potential applications for skin cancer treatment.

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Research shows drug reduces risk of certain skin cancers

January 24, 2018 0 comments

A drug previously used for treatment of skin growths has been found to help prevent the development of certain skin cancers, according to a new clinical trial in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Led by Martin Weinstock, professor of dermatology and epidemiology at the Alpert Medical School, the […]

Brown professor to track cancer cells with grant from Pew Charitable Trusts

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Brown professor to track cancer cells with grant from Pew Charitable Trusts

October 10, 2017 0 comments

The two scientists aim to develop an effective way to track the movement of cancer cells and ultimately discover how and when tumors spread.

University researchers created an imaging technique that distinguishes cancerous cells from those not affected by cancerous growth.

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New imaging technique differentiates cell types

October 21, 2016 0 comments

University researchers have developed an imaging technique that distinguishes cells that have gone through a change that occurs during cancerous growth.

University researchers find proteins’ cancer-marking potential

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University researchers find proteins’ cancer-marking potential

September 9, 2016 0 comments

A University study revealed a surprising discovery: a new binding formation used uniquely by two proteins during the final stages of cell division.