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a cell that is part of a malignant tumor

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Most cancer patients succumb because the cancer metastasizes, and current chemotherapies are not designed to kill metastasizing cancer cells," said John F.
If any remaining cancer cells had continued to grow normally, the disease should have returned in weeks or months.
These medicines deprive the cancer cells of various things they need, such as blood supply or hormones, or unbalance them to the point they kill themselves.
Synthetic isomeric preparations of the compound stimulated breast cancer cell proliferation and blocked estrous cyclicity in female rats but were devoid of biologic effects on male sexual behavior.
The Cancer Survival Protein modulation platform has generated a clinical-stage product designed to inhibit a molecule known as c-Met, which plays multiple roles in cancer cell growth, survival, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis.
Lead author Fernando LopezDiaz, Salk staff scientist, said the team aimed to uncover the diversification "switch" by which cancer cells replicated but vary slightly from one another and that turning off this cellular process would strip cancer's ability to survive drug treatment, Science Daily reported.
Modulation of aromatase activity by growth factors in an androgen sensitive human prostate cancer cell line, LNCaP.
Biomarker data showed that CYC202 is inducing cancer cell suicide or apoptosis in 54% (14/26 analyzed) of patients with solid tumors.
turn on genes that allow cancer cells to proliferate;
We wanted a drug that inhibits a protein that is only expressed in cancer cells, not in normal cells, in part because we believed this would minimize toxic side effects.
Second, we tested the chemicals for estrogen-associated transcriptional activity in the yeast estrogen screen and in the estrogen-responsive MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line.
And so, he said, ``it provides a very strong and compelling argument for this to be the switch'' that allows a cancer cell to proliferate.
A tumor arises when a normal cell mutates into a cancer cell, which replicates uncontrollably.
The team fastened the molecules to carbon nanotubes and then tested the targeted tubes' lethality on a cancer cell line and a normal cell line.
Previous studies from the Shay laboratory have shown that GRN163L reduces the tumorigenic potential of a human lung cancer cell line (A549-luc) both in vitro and in vivo (Cancer Research, 2005; 65(17):7866-73).
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