cancer

A Good BET On Liposarcoma Treatment

Scientists in Singapore have found that BET proteins play a huge role in the development of liposarcoma, making them a target for future anticancer drugs.

Asian Medicinal Plants Contain Anti-Cancer Compounds

The extracts of the leaves of three medicinal plants were found to be promising against seven types of cancers, according to researchers in Singapore.

Cancer Stem Cells Addicted to Methionine, Study Shows

Singapore researchers have discovered that cancer stem cells consume the amino acid methionine much faster than it can be generated, and this vulnerability could be exploited for cancer treatment.

Nanomedicine Slips Through The Cracks To Fight Cancer

Scientists in Japan have devised a nanoparticle carrier for siRNA that can access hard-to-reach tumors, such as those of the pancreas and the brain.

Biconcave Nanodisks Wreak Havoc On Tumors

An international team of scientists has developed drug-loaded biconcave carbon nanodisks that accumulate preferentially in tumors.

Spotting Cancer Cells In Lymph Nodes

By injecting contrast agent into upstream lymph nodes, scientists in Japan were able to detect cancer cells within the lymphatic system early on.

Ambrx And BeiGene To Jointly Develop Next-Gen Biologics

Under the terms of the collaboration with BeiGene, Ambrx will receive US$10 million to fund the initial discovery and research activities for novel biologic drug candidates.

Locating Anticancer Drugs Lodged In DNA

A team of scientists in Japan has used tiny probes and an electrical current to find the position of anticancer drug molecules that get incorporated into DNA.

ASLAN Partners BioGenetics To Commercialize Varlitinib

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals will focus on clinical development of varlitinib while BioGenetics will obtain the necessary regulatory approvals for the use of the drug in South Korea.