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News Summary: Elephant zombie gene, Thalidomide mechanism revealed

'Zombie gene' protects elephants from cancer A newly described gene that was resurrected in elephants 59 million years ago, LIF6, may take part in protecting...
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News Summary: ethical reporting of research, indexing preprints, rare cancers

Does a 'publish or perish' ethos affect the ethical reporting of research? Several publications in recent years have suggested that published scientific findings can be...

News Summary: CancerSEEK blood test, immune system vs. CRISPR

CancerSEEK blood test detects 8 common cancers A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University have trialled a blood test, CancerSEEK, that could identify non-metastastic cancers in the...

News Summary: 2018 predictions, reovirus immunotherapy, alcohol and cancer

Experts Forecast Cancer Research and Treatment Advances in 2018 The AACR asked experts in the fields of immunotherapy, precision medicine, and prevention and disparities research where...

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The EACR’s Top 10 Cancer Research Publications: April 2019

The EACR's Top 10 Cancer Research Publications is a regular summary of the most interesting and impactful recent papers in cancer research. It is...