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NBC DFW:Zebrafish Used in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

December 12, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly, and take up little room. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors …


The Lancet: Health-care delivery for long-term survivors of childhood cancer

December 9, 2017

In their article in The Lancet (Dec 9, p 2569),1 Bhakta and colleagues provide compelling data and novel statistical analysis to quantify the overwhelming lifetime cumulative burden of chronic health conditions caused by curative pediatric cancer thera …


ABC12: Zebrafish helping in the fight against cancer

December 8, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room. And they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors a clear view of w …


BMC Cancer: MicroRNA-195 acts as an anti-proliferative miRNA in human melanoma cells by targeting Prohibitin 1

December 1, 2017

Priscila Daniele Ramos Cirilo, Luciana Nogueira de Sousa Andrade, Bruna Renata Silva Corrêa, Mei Qiao, Tatiane Katsue Furuya, Roger Chammas, Luiz Otavio Ferraz Penalva Background Melanoma is the most lethal type of skin cancer. Since chemoresistance is …


Genome Biology: The 3′ end of the story: deciphering combinatorial interactions that control mRNA fate.

November 29, 2017

Authors Penalva LOF Sanford JR Precise control of messenger RNA (mRNA) fate—its translation, stability, and localization—is required for accurate eukaryotic gene expression and is of fundamental importance to human health and disease. Initial efforts t …


Pediatric Blood & Cancer: Evaluation of patritumab with or without erlotinib in combination with standard cytotoxic agents against pediatric sarcoma xenograft models

October 28, 2017

Abhik Bandyopadhyay 1, Edward Favours 1, Doris A Phelps 1, Vanessa Del Pozo 1, Samson Ghilu 1, Dias Kurmashev 1, Joel Michalek 2, Aron Trevino 2, Denis Guttridge 3, Cheryl London 4, Kenji Hirotani 5, Ling Zhang 5, Raushan T Kurmasheva 1, Peter J Hought …


Cancer Knowledge Network: What is the International Consensus on Screening for Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors?

October 19, 2017

RESEARCH:  The Lancet Oncology:  Recommendations for cardiomyopathy surveillance for survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group.  Experts in late effects screening from …


Business Wire: Genomic Vision – Report of the LSR R&D Day

October 18, 2017

Genomic Vision (Paris:GV) (Euronext: FR0011799907 – GV), a company specialized in the development of diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancers and genetic diseases, today reports of its second R&D Day which took place on October 16 in Par …


San Antonio Express-News: Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

October 9, 2017

Kennedie Bailey celebrated her 11th birthday in May with a sleepover, but she can’t remember much about the details because, shortly after, she was shocked to learn that she had a rare cancer. Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma develops from connective tissue …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Chemotherapy Exposure and EKG Changes: What Do They Mean?

October 5, 2017

Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Electrophysiological effects of anthracyclines in adult survivors of pediatric malignancy. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital conducted a retrospective chart review of 147 survivors of childhood cancer that were now over …


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