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Cancer: discovery of a very promising biological marker

October 20 2010

A molecule which is absent from the majority of normal human tissues has been discovered in 11 types of cancer (cancers of the prostate, breast, colon, pancreas, bladder, kidneys, lungs, liver, stomach, testicles and ovaries). Inserm researchers d...
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Combine a first-rate target with a first-rate vector to build an effective immunotherapy strategy against cancer!

September 08 2010

In addition to conventional treatments, new “immunotherapeutic» approaches are proving their worth in the fight against a number of cancers. Two teams in Nantes, led by Bruno Pitard (CNRS researcher at Inserm Unit 915 “Thorax Institute”) and Sophi...
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Resveratrol: a polyphenol with beneficial properties

September 02 2010

In Dijon, a team of Inserm researchers, led by Norbert Latruffe (Inserm Unit 866 'lipid, nutrition, cancer') worked in collaboration with American researchers to study the antiinflammatory and anti-cancer properties of resveratrol. In an article p...
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A prognostic biomarker for lung cancer is identified

September 01 2010

The survival rate at five years for patients diagnosed with lung cancer is extremely poor. The prescription of suitable patient treatment is complex due to the heterogeneity found within lung cancer tumours, and the variability of the prognosis oc...
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Skin cancer: a molecule is implicated in the development of metastases

August 09 2010

Faced with a continuing increase in the number of skin cancers, many prevention campaigns are emphasising the dangers of exposure to the sun and methods of protecting against this. Cutaneous melanoma represent around 4% of skin cancers but are res...
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