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Science Sparks @ ACTREC
Date Image 7 August 2023 Vol. No. 12; Issue No. 590

1. Nair N, Ali B, Siddique S, Maheshwari A, Bajpai J, Parmar V, Gulia S, Chitkara G, Joshi S, Hawaldar R, Badwe R (2023). Patient-related awareness of impact of cancer-directed therapy on fertility in young women diagnosed of breast cancer. South Asian Journal of Cancer.

2. Sinha S, Pandey S, Salins S, Salins N, Deodhar J, Gupta T, Laskar S, Budrukkar A, Swain M, Kumar A, Murthy V, Nair S, Nair D, Joshi P, Chaturvedi P, Menon N, Patil V, Joshi A, Noronha V, Prabhash K, Agarwal J(2023). Psycho-oncology/supportive care in head–neck cancers patients undergoing radiation therapy: A randomized controlled trial. South Asian Journal of Cancer.

3. Mehta D, Shaikh S, Mohanty B, Chaudhari P, Waghmare S (2023). Secretory phospholipase (sPLA2-IIA) regulates breast cancer stem cells differentiation and metastatic potential. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.

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MGEx-Udb (Mammalian Gene Expression Uterus database) is a A mammalian uterus database for expression-based cataloguing of genes across conditions, including endometriosis and cervical Cancer.

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Tettey TT, Rinaldi L, Hager GL. Long-range gene regulation in hormone-dependent cancer. Nat Rev Cancer. 2023

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Cancer News
Tata Memorial Centre launches project to make cancer care more affordable

02 August 2023, Free Press Journal

Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), in collaboration with the Public Health Department of Maharashtra, has launched a project titled "Access to Affordable Cancer Care for One and All" that aims to make cancer care more accessible and affordable at the district level and reduce the incidence of preventable forms of cancer...

Study finds hallmarks of T cell exhaustion within hours of tumor exposure

03 August 2023, MedicalXpress

The surprising findings have implications for cancer immunotherapies that aim to harness the tumor-killing power of T cells, and they challenge existing ideas about how T cells become exhausted...

New PCNA inhibitor AOH1996 shows selective cancer cell killings and tumor suppression potential

04 August 2023, News-Medical

Researchers identified and characterized the molecular features of AOH1996, an analog of AOH1160. They modeled the interactions between PCNA and potential ligands to design and synthesize around 70 analogs of AOH1160 by modifying the molecule's glycine linker, diphenyl ether, and a naphthyl group...

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