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A new type of sarcoma identified

September 07 2015

Inserm teams led by Prof. Jean-Yves Blay and Christophe Caux in Lyon[1], and by Franck Tirode and Olivier Delattre in Paris[2] have just demonstrated a new genetic variant in tumours that had not been identified until now. Their results enable bet...
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A new virus in liver cancer

August 25 2015

More than a cause of a simple infection, viruses are often involved in the development of serious diseases. Such is the case with liver cancer, which often develops in an organ that has been weakened by hepatitis B or C virus. Researchers at Inser...
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Production of iPS cells: discovery of the 5th element

July 08 2015

Since 2006, research has succeeded in generating, from specialised adult cells, induced pluripotent cells (iPS cells), with huge potential applications, particularly for regenerative medicine. However, the process has still not been completely mas...
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Restoring natural immunity against cancers

June 16 2015

Scientists at the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have successfully increased the infiltration of immune cells into tumors, thus inducing the immune system to block tumor growth. In an article published in Nature Immunology, the scientists show that,...
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How a tumour mechanically transforms its healthy neighbouring cells into tumour cells

May 12 2015

A growing tumour exerts considerable ongoing abnormal pressure on the healthy neighbouring cells. The CNRS/UPMC/Institut Curie team directed by Emmanuel Farge, Inserm Research Director at Institut Curie, has just discovered that this force can ind...
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