What’s new in cancer?

How does damaged DNA repair itself?

Our DNA is a crucial part of creating every cell in our bodies. It is the instruction manual our cells read to know exactly what to do and how to act. But how…

Scientists analyze the domino effect of breast cancer escalation

Research conducted in China has made way for potential treatment options for treating breast cancer metastasis in lymph nodes.

Shrinking ovarian tumors with personalized medicine

In a recent study, a group of scientists from the UK evaluated whether a combination of several proteins and a cancer drug that interferes with DNA replication…

A personalized vaccine to treat ovarian cancer

An exciting recent clinical trial developed a personalized vaccination as a safe and effective approach in ovarian cancer treatment.

Why do some breast cancer cells survive treatment?

For tumor cells that survive treatment, one of their tricks is using microRNA molecules to communicate with one another and stay alive.

New research finds negative effects of chemotherapy on kids

Behavior scales and MRI scans are used to connect possible psychosocial effects on pediatric cancer patients post chemotherapy.


SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, enters our body through our nose and mouth, and therefore, covering your face minimizes the chances of getting infected with coronaviruses. The most commonly used masks are surgical masks and N95/FFP2 masks. But how effective are they? When an infected person sneezes or…


Although the term ‘gene editing’ may sound like science fiction, it isn’t! CRISPR-mediated gene editing is a technology first developed in the 1990s that enabled scientists to target and modify particular genes without damaging the whole genome. For example, they could modify crops to make them more resistant to…


Molecules called sirtuins are involved in lifespan. A study in mice found that higher levels of a sirtuin called SIRT6 were able to live longer, healthier lives than those with lower levels of this key molecule.