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Two known chemotherapy agents effectively target breast cancer stem cells
Thangaraju's lab has evidence that the two additional drugs directly affect at least two key ways that enable stem cells to make breast cancer, including the myoepithelial cells that enable it to spread to the bone, lung and beyond. They appear to help ... [...]
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Stem cell technology in breast cancer: current status and potential applications
Additionally, following a synopsis of the latest approaches for BCSC targeting, we will specifically emphasize on the therapeutic use of naïve or engineered normal stem cells in the treatment of breast cancer and present contradictory findings ... [...]
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Aggressive Prostate Cancers Appear to Be Linked to Self-Renewing Stem Cells …
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers have demonstrated that the prostate basal cell layer contains self-renewing adult stem cells, with a gene expression profile that overlaps that of aggressive and endocrine therapy-resistant ... [...]
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Nature Cell begins U.S. phase II trials of arthritis stem cell therapy
Dubbed “Joint Stem,” Nature Cell's new therapy uses about 10 grams of fat tissue extracted from a given patient's glenoid cavity to incubate some 100 million mesenchymal stem cells, which are later compressed into a 3 cubic-centimeters injection. [...]
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Stem cell researcher to speak at Arthritis NZ conference
Advances in research and treatment of arthritic and chronic pain will be front of mind for attendees. Dr. Bates and his colleague Dr Julien Freitag have made international headlines with successful clinical trials using stem cell treatment for managing ... [...]
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Gene Signatures for Deadliest Prostate Cancers and Basal Stem Cells Overlap
These findings not only speak to a controversy over the role of stem cells in prostate cancer, they also suggest strategies for treating aggressive and therapy-resistant forms of prostate cancer. "It has become very controversial as to whether the ... [...]
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Stem cell therapy promising for rheumatoid arthritis
The data comes from the first cohort of a phase II trial of its mesenchymal precursor cell (MPC) product, which recruited RA patients who were refractory to treatment with biologic therapies including tumour necrosis factor (TNF) alpha antagonists. A ... [...]
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Irish girl Zoe (4) to travel to the UK to undergo stem cell treatment to …
Zoe Lonergan will travel to the UK later this year to undergo stem cell treatment for a condition called juvenile arthritis. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. It's hard to imagine a four-year-old child dealing with the ... [...]
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Irish girl Zoe (4) to travel to the UK to undergo stem cell treatment as …
Despite the ongoing treatment, doctors have confirmed that her condition is getting worse and the HSE has partnered with the NHS to send Zoe to Newcastle for stem cell treatment as her current medication is damaging her organs. "They're trying to stop ... [...]
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Treating Resistant Prostate Cancer By Attacking Stem Cell-Like Cells
Scientists from Sweden are working on a treatment which attacks stem cell-like cells in prostate cancer. The technology could be useful for prostate cancer patients who do not respond to chemotherapy or radiation therapy, the scientists informed in the ... [...]
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Targeting self-renewal pathways in cancer stem cells: clinical implications …
It is also affirmed that Hh signaling has an active role in the progression of prostate cancer; however, there is paucity of the precise mechanism involved in its abnormal signaling. .... cancer, researchers have also considered the use of dietary ... [...]
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