• Top-down approach gets to the bottom of cancer

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    By studying patient colorectal tumors, a research team characterizes a fully intact protein that results from a mutation of the RAS gene, the first cancer gene ever pinpointed in human cancer cells. This finding opens the door for new targets for treatment of a gene currently thought to be 'undruggable.'
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  • Orlando free clinic Grace Medical Home part of pre-diabetes study

    7 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Grace Medical Home is one of two free clinics in the nation selected for a yearlong study that aims to improve the health of uninsured patients with pre-diabetes. The program gives them education and boxes of healthy food; the results have been promising so far. “I wasn't losing weight because...
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  • Combination therapy strengthens T cells in melanoma pre-clinical study

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A pre-clinical study of two drugs designed to boost T cell performance, has revealed the agents, when give in combination, may enhance the immune system's ability to kill melanoma tumors deficient in the tumor suppressor gene PTEN.
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