Automated bone scan index offers accurate, speedy prognostic information about prostate cancer

A software tool to automatically calculate how extensively bones have been infiltrated by prostate cancer is both accurate and speedy, capturing key prognostic information related to survival and the development of symptoms over time. The software, called the automated bone scan index, was tested in a large, global multicenter study led by Duke Cancer Institute […]

What could cause bone pain?

When to see a doctor What are the other potential causes? Bone cancer symptoms Treatment options for bone cancer Treatment options for other causes Outlook The definition of bone pain is aching, tenderness, or another discomfort in the bone. Bone pain is one of the most common symptoms of bone cancer, so people should not […]

Scientists discover how unusually long strands of RNA help colon cancer cells avoid death

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered how unusually long strands of RNA help colon cancer cells avoid death, allowing unregulated growth. Unlike other RNAs, the intriguing strands do not appear to encode proteins and are termed “long non-coding RNAs” or “lincRNAs.”A new study showed some lincRNAs could be targeted by […]

Alexo Therapeutics marks next significant milestone by initiating ALX148 combination cohorts

Alexo Therapeutics, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing therapies to block the CD47 checkpoint mechanism, today announced it has initiated ALX148 combination dosing with targeted antibody therapies in its Phase 1 clinical program in patients with advanced solid tumors and lymphoma. The Company will present updated data on ALX148 at the 2018 American Society of Clinical […]