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Science Sparks @ ACTREC
Date Image 21 August 2023 Vol. No. 12; Issue No. 592

1. Verghese G, Lennerz JK, Ruta D, Ng W, Thavaraj S, Siziopikou KP, Naidoo T, Rane S, Salgado R, Pinder SE, Grigoriadis A (2023). Computational pathology in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and prediction - present day and prospects. Journal of Pathology.

2. Patnam N, Trivedi K, Janu A, Kaushal RK, Kulkarni S, Ankathi SK (2023). Cross-sectional imaging review of common to uncommon lung cancer mimickers in a tertiary care oncology center. Acta Radiologica.

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ECDB (Endometrial Cancer gene Database) is a comprehensive collection of the genes contributing to the etiology and pathogenesis of endometrial cancer.

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Interesting Reads

Skorda A, Lauridsen AR, Wu C, Huang J, Mrackova M, Winther NI, Jank V, Sztupinszki Z, Strauss R, Bilgin M, Maeda K, Liu B, Luo Y, Jäättelä M, Kallunki T. Activation of invasion by oncogenic reprogramming of cholesterol metabolism via increased NPC1 expression and macropinocytosis. Oncogene.42(33): 2495-2506, 2023.

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In 1977, Memorial Sloan Kettering became the world’s first cancer center to establish a full-time psychiatry service devoted solely to treating psychiaric and psychological problems unique to cancer patients.

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Cancer News
Two bone cancer patients 1st to get proton therapy

18 August 2023, Times of India

Three months after the prime minister virtually inaugurated the proton beam therapy centre at Tata Memorial Centres Kharghar branch, two bone cancer patients became the first to receive the radiation on August 15. Dr Sudeep Gupta, Director of the ACTREC facility in Kharghar said " The proton beam's advantage is that it delivers a high dose of radiotherapy to target volume or the tumour mass. At the same time, organs surrounding the tumour are spared any long-term toxicity"...

New insights into the role of liver progenitor cells in liver cancer initiation

17 August 2023, News Medical

The researchers have summarized the latest findings that identified molecular inflammatory mechanisms that trigger the LPC growth, accumulation and their transformation into CSCs considered actively participating in the rise of primary liver cancers. These recent findings will open discussion and thought for novel therapeutic strategies to prevent liver cancer initiation...

New breast cancer susceptibility genes

17 August 2023, EurekAlert

The study found evidence for at least four new breast cancer risk genes, with suggestive evidence for many others. The identification of these new genes will contribute to our understanding of the genetic risk of breast cancer...

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