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Leukemia: mode of action of a targeted treatment clarified

January 13 2014

The mechanism of senescence - or premature cell ageing – can have an anticancer effect. This new work, conducted by Hugues de Thé and his team (Paris Diderot University/ Inserm/ CNRS/ AP-HP), was published in Nature Medicine on 12 January 2014. It...
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Chemotherapy: when our intestinal bacteria provide reinforcement

November 21 2013

Research jointly conducted by investigators at Institut Gustave Roussy, Inserm, Institut Pasteur and INRA (French National Agronomic Research Institute) has led to a rather surprising discovery on the manner in which cancer chemotherapy treatment...
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A better evaluation of the body’s ability to fight tumours

November 05 2013

Some individuals are better able to fight cancer for many years compared with others. This ability to fight tumours depends on the immune response, as observed for colorectal cancers by Jérôme Galon, Research Director at Inserm, and his team, the...
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Identification of a new mechanism in the most commonly used immunotherapy for lymphoma

November 04 2013

Using innovative dynamic imaging technique, scientists at the Institut Pasteur, Inserm and the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam have uncovered the mode of action of anti-CD20, an antibody therapy frequently used in the treatment of lymphomas (cancer...
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There is current over-treatment of prostate cancer in France

July 15 2013

Research conducted by Cyrille Delpierre (Inserm Unit 1027 “Epidemiology and Public Health Analyses: Risks, Chronic Illness and Handicaps”) in collaboration with the French Cancer Registers Network assessed the proportion of patients potentially su...
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