Palmitic acid promotes cancer metastasis and leaves a more aggressive 'memory' in tumour cells

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

​Researchers at IRB Barcelona publish in the journal Nature the mechanism by which dietary palmitic acid (and not oleic or linoleic acid) favours tumour expansion.

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A protein that facilitates DNA repair may potentiate chemotherapy

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

​The PrimPol protein helps the cell to survive the damage caused by chemotherapy The researchers want to make tumour cells more sensitive to cancer treatments by repressing PrimPol

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Sant Pau leads the way in the creation of a new nanodrug that blocks the tumour cells of acute myeloid leukaemia without damaging healthy ones

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Acute myeloid leukemia is a very heterogeneous disease, the usual treatment is very aggressive and with severe side effects. In the investigation of a new, more effective drug, researchers led by the ...

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Immune system cells contribute to the invading capacity of brain tumours

by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

An article published in the journal Brain Communications, coordinated by Carlos Barcia, researcher at INc-UAB, describes how the immune system facilitates the expansion of tumour cells in the brain. T...

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