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Science Sparks @ ACTREC
Date Image 23 October 2023 Vol. No. 12; Issue No. 601

1. Mohamad O, Zamboglou C, Zilli T, Murthy V, Aebersold D, Loblow A, Guckenberger M, Shelan M (2023). Safety of ultra-hypofractionated pelvic nodal irradiation in the definitive management of prostate cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics.

2. Shaikh ZM, Bhatia N, Aradhye P, Anbarasu A, Gawde J, Thorat R, Mahimkar MB (2023). Thearubigins/Polymeric black tea polyphenols (PBPs) do not prevent benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) induced lung tumors in A/J mice. American Journal of Translational Research. 15(9):5826-5834.

Bhaghya Shree Choudhary. 2023. Identification of mechanisms required for tumor progression upon LCN2 overexpression. (LIFE09201604006) (Guide: Dr. Sorab Dalal)

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PhyloGibbs is an algorithm for discovering regulatory sites in a collection of DNA sequences, including multiple alignments of orthologous sequences from related organisms.

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Interesting Reads

Vincent RL, Gurbatri CR, Li F, Vardoshvili A, Coker C, Im J, Ballister ER, Rouanne M, Savage T, de Los Santos-Alexis K, Redenti A, Brockmann L, Komaranchath M, Arpaia N, Danino T (2023). Probiotic-guided CAR-T cells for solid tumor targeting. Science. 382(6667): 211-218.

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In 1996, FDA approved anastrozole (Arimidex) as a treatment for breast cancer. This drug blocks the production of estrogen.

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Cancer News
New study suggests promising approach for treating pancreatic cancer

18 October 2023, ScienceDaily

A new study carried out in mice, has identified cells that drive the spread of pancreatic cancer and discovered a weakness in these cells that could be targeted using existing drugs. This offers a promising new approach for treating pancreatic cancer...

Lactate-producing bacteria inside tumors found to promote resistance to radiation therapy

19 October 2023, MedicalXpress

The study, reported that a particular bacterial species, Lactobacillus iners (L. iners), caused cancer cells to respond to radiation by rewiring metabolic signaling pathways to resist treatment...

Longevity gene in golden retrievers related to human cancer gene

19 October 2023, New Atlas

HER4, also known as ERBB4, is a member of the family of human epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptors. It’s in the same family as HER2, a human gene well-known for making cancer cells grow quickly...

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