Cancer is a result of a default cellular ‘safe mode,’ physicist proposes

See on Scoop.itInteresting Innovation

With death rates from cancer have remained largely unchanged over the past 60 years, a physicist is trying to shed more light on the disease with a very different theory of its origin that traces cancer back to the dawn of multicellularity more…

See on www.sciencedaily.com

Biomarker predicts risk of breast cancer recurrence after tamoxifen treatment

See on Scoop.itInteresting Innovation

A biomarker reflecting expression levels of two genes in tumor tissue may be able to predict which women treated for estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer should receive a second estrogen-blocking medication after completing tamoxifen treatment.

See on www.sciencedaily.com

Is An ‘Off The Shelf’ Liver Coming Soon?

See on Scoop.itStem cell news

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have for the first time created a functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood and say their success points to a future where much-needed livers and other transplant…

See on www.huffingtonpost.com