Researchers have used computational analysis to identify a new Achilles heel for the treatment of drug-resistant breast cancer. The results reveal that the disruption of glucose metabolism is an effective therapeutic strategy for the treatment of tumors that have acquired resistance to front-line cancer drugs such as Lapatinib. read more..
Uganda: Rwanda Gets First Cancer Center
[Independent]When Evelyn Kamagaju, Rwanda's former Auditor General of State Finances, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the beginning of December, 2011, she did not have where to go for treatment in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine) read more..
Two Drugs Help Fight Kidney, Breast Cancer
A potentially powerful new approach to treating two lethal metastatic cancers - triple negative breast cancer and clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer - has been discovered by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. (Source: Mayo Clinic Jacksonville News) read more..