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New colorectal cancer target found in stem cell gene

Researchers in Canada found that switching off a gene in the cancer stem cells that drive colon cancer stops them from being able to renew themselves. They say their study offers a starting point to treatments that could shut the cancer down.Cancer stem cells are cells that have the ability to differentiate into all the types of cell that exist in that type of tumor.
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Obesity linked to breast cancer cell growth and tumor size

New research suggests that the obesity status of a woman may determine the rate of breast cancer cell growth and tumor size. This is according to a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research. Obesity is known to be a major risk factor for breast cancer in post-menopausal women, say researchers from the Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA…
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