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Anti-cancer gene might actually fuel a tumor’s growth, study finds

A cancer-fighting gene known as the “guardian of the genome” actually promotes certain tumors, according to a study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego.


Study: Aspirin may help treat some colon cancers

NEW YORK (AP) — Aspirin, one of the world’s oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with mutations in a gene that’s thought …


Bizarre tumor case may lead to custom cancer care

It’s a medical nightmare: a 24-year-old man endures 350 surgeries since childhood to remove growths that keep coming back in his throat and have spread to his lungs, threatening his …


New breast cancer clues found in gene analysis

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists reported Sunday that they have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer, finding four major classes of the disease. They hope their …