Maintaining Pluripotency in hESC’s

March 4, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Since 2001, when the USFDA approved “Gleevec” for clinical use, scientists, oncologists and cancer patients alike have understood “signal induction [MORE]

“PAM50” Test Kit for Recurrent Breast Cancer

December 10, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Personalized cancer treatment depends upon subclassifications of patients’ diseases, such as breast cancer’s sub groups: luminal A, luminal B, [MORE]

Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Neck Tumors

November 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Former President Ulysses Grant died in July 1885 from a squamous cell carcinoma at the base of his tongue.  [MORE]

Prognostic Biomarkers for Chemotherapy

July 9, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

In bookbinding, a large printed sheet, folded into eight faces makes up a signature.  In this piece, Taiwanese cancer [MORE]

Urine-Gas Test for Gastroesophageal Biomarkers

May 14, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infrared Spectroscopy
Using sealed specimen cups and mass spectroscopy, researchers at Imperial College London were able to detect gastroesophageal cancer [MORE]

Watson on Antioxidants

March 26, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. James D. Watson
Nutritionists have made a strong case for fruits and vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, as [MORE]

Hopkins’ Cancer Blood Test Strategy

February 12, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

How to Detect Chromosomal Alterations in Plastma
All cancer patients, no matter the primary site, have abnormal chromosomes released from [MORE]

Wilm’s Tumor Vaccine Effective for CML

February 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wilm’s tumor of the kidney most often presents in children, while chronic myelogenous leukemia of the bone marrow usual is [MORE]

Capturing Circulating Prostate Cancer Cells in a Microfluidics Chip

October 2, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at Cornell have reported designing a microfluidics chip (using anti-prostate specific membrane antigens as the capture molecule) that has [MORE]

Genetic Variations in Stem Cells and Sperm

October 2, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cell Mutations
At least since 1971, when Alfred Knudson proposed the “multiple hit” theory for the origin of cancers, [MORE]

Skin Patch for Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas

August 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop a non-melanoma skin cancer (i.e. basal cell or squamous cell [MORE]

Putting Your Smart Phone Where Your Mouth Is

August 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineers at Stanford have built a prototype for a smart phone clip-on (over the phone’s camera) that illuminates the [MORE]

Problems with Sequencing Tumor Cells

May 29, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It is common knowledge that it’s better to catch cancer in an early state than later. The reason is that [MORE]

Cell-Engineering for Drug Free Organ Transplants

May 22, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney transplant patients can take up to 25 drugs, every day for the rest of their lives, to suppress [MORE]