In Brief Approximately 38% of adults will be diagnosed with a form of cancer at some point in their lifetimes. But humans are not the only ones affected by this disease. Nearly one in four dogs will be diagnosed with cancer as well. Dogs have been used successfully to further our understanding of cancer. Studying dogs allows scientists to substantiate hypotheses raised during rodent testing. Dog models are used as the last pathway in...
Studying changes in DNA from external stressors, scientists are seeking ways to combat cancers.
Scientists are delving into the cancer-fighting secrets of the elephant genome in hope of discovering a viable treatment for cancer.
Look out cancer, there’s a new police force in town and it’s CAR T-cell therapy. With Dr. Jae Park’s help, scientists are equipping T-cells with an improved surveillance system to help target the bad guys: cancer cells.
Every story has its good and bad guys. But what if you can no longer tell the difference, a situation that occurs when cancer cells force the body’s immune cells into mutiny. Essentially, cells that are supposed to protect you from disease turn on you and support cancer.
Could there be a happy ending to this tragic tale of mutiny? Find out more on cSw.
BREAKING: Cancer treatment doesn’t have to be harmful to the body. A team at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University has engineered the immune system to fight cancer cells directly.