May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015 —
…temporal relationship between gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and other cancers. The results, published by Cancer on April 30, indicate that one in 5.8 patients with GIST will develop additional malignancies before and after their diagnosis.
November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022 —
UC San Diego researchers expand and deepen understanding of how genetic aberrations fuel human papilloma virus-negative head and neck cancers and, potentially, provide paths to further refinement and improvement of immune checkpoint inhibitors for HPV-negative head and neck cancers.
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017 —
In a new study, published this month in Cancer Discovery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that approximately half of lung and pancreatic cancers that originate with a KRAS mutation become addicted to the gene as they progress.
October 2, 2016
October 2, 2016 —
…percent of all human cancers have mutations in a gene called KRAS. KRAS-mutant cancers are among the most difficult to treat, with poor survival and resistance to chemotherapy. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center used microRNAs to systematically inhibit thousands of other…
September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013 —
A team of cancer researchers at the University of California, San Diego has identified the existence of precursor cells in early prostate cancers. These cells are resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy, and may drive the subsequent emergence of recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer.
October 11, 2011
October 11, 2011 —
…units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention (SELECT) Trial. The results of this update will appear October 12, 2011, in the Journal of the American…
September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015 —
In some patients, aggressive cancers can become resistant to chemotherapy and radiation treatments. In a paper published in the journal Nature Communications, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified a pathway that causes the resistance and a new therapeutic drug that targets this pathway.
March 27, 2023
March 27, 2023 —
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health examined a new treatment approach for endometrial cancer.
October 18, 2011
October 18, 2011 —
Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons Men who took 400 international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer…
March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022 —
UC San Diego study finds new screening tool flags 95 percent of stage 1 pancreatic cancers.