Cases of invasive breast cancer in the United States have declined overall, but the decrease is significantly less marked in poor women who live in rural areas, possibly due to differences in the use of hormone therapy (HT), a new study suggests.
The Institute for Predictive and Personalized Medicine Cancer (IMPPC), a new research center that has opened in Badalona (Barcelona) on the initiative of the Generalitat of Catalonia, comes with the aspiration to predict the onset of the disease and develop treatments customized to each question.
Researchers at Children\'s Hospital Boston have isolated a potent inhibitor of tumor metastasis made by tumor cells, one that could potentially be harnessed as a cancer treatment. Their findings were published in the online Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences during the week of June 22.
On Friday, Novartis announced it had created an experimental vaccine that has not been tested in people. Novartis’ vaccine was made via a cell-based technology that may prove faster than the traditional way of making vaccines, which relies on chicken eggs.