Why do identical twins differ despite having the exact same DNA? It’s all about how the DNA is used – read more on the blog to find out how ‘epigenetics’ controls this! … More Epigenetics: Why Your Genes Aren’t Everything
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and this article is a brief look into cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV), and discusses how some viruses can cause cancer. … More Viruses to Cancer: A Look at HPV
How can computers help us get better at cancer screening? Find out more in this blogpost! … More The promise of machine learning in cancer screening
New research helps to better define #breastcancer risk. Find out more from our RIOT team! … More Better defining breast cancer risk
DNA, once a mystery molecule to scientists, can now be closely studied and even edited to eliminate disease, as discussed in Siddhartha Mukherjee’s recent book, ‘The Gene.’ … More Mapping the past, present and future of genetics
Not all cancer cells look the same! A research group in Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has discovered that extrachromosomal DNA can explain how two cancer cells within a tumour are genetically different.These genetic differences may explain why some tumours are more resistant to drug therapy than other tumours. Check out this blog article for more information. … More Using extrachromosomal DNA to understand how cancer cells come in different colours
Learn about how scientists are trying to reattach the ‘brakes’ in tumor cells to stop them from continuously dividing. … More ‘Brake’-ing the cycle
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about the efforts scientists are making to improve treatment options for patients affected by this disease. … More Pancreatic Cancer … Where do we Stand?
Can we outrun cancer? Scientists debate over how much cancer risk is preventable … More Playing the Odds: How much can we reduce our risk of getting cancer?
Using viruses to fight cancer? Learn about the history of chemotherapy and a new treatment for Glioblastoma using the Zika Virus! … More Cell specificity: Targeting cancer cells and nothing else