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  • Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a previously unknown protein in muscles that spurs their growth and increased power following resistance exercise. They suggest that artificially raising the protein’s levels might someday help prevent muscle loss caused by cancer, prolonged inactivity in hospital patients, and aging.

Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers report findings from a nationwide study that suggest that advanced lung or colorectal cancer patients are frequently mistaken in their beliefs that chemotherapy can cure their disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, EndOfLife

  • Dana-Farber scientists have safely shut down breast cancer and a form of leukemia in mice by targeting abnormal proteins to which the cancers are "addicted."

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer, Leukemia

  • Dana-Farber researchers have developed a method for determining how ready acute myeloid leukemia cells are to die, a finding that may enable oncologists to choose more effective treatments for their patients.

Tags: BasicResearch, StemCellTransplant, Leukemia

  • Dana-Farber researchers have found a genetic signature in tumors to help them determine if diffuse large B cell lymphoma patients will benefit more from traditional therapies or targeted therapies.

Tags: BasicResearch, Lymphoma

  • Dana-Farber researchers report that the molecule P5091 triggers cell death in multiple myeloma cancer cells that have become resistant to Velcade.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • The SU2C program, which will feature performances from top recording artists, and celebrities from film, television and sports, will encourage viewers to provide financial support for translational research aimed at accelerating the delivery of new cancer therapies to patients.

Tags: BasicResearch, Grants

  • A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber shows a small molecule compound called JQ1 can generate reversible birth control in male mice.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an international team of associates used a technique involving viral proteins to prioritize which of the many mutated genes in tumor cells are likely involved in cancer and which are mere bystanders.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center researchers have linked genetic mutations to each of the four recognized subtypes of medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor of children.

Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer, Genomics, BrainTumors

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