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Mice Can Closely Mirror Humans in Cancer Research

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Eran Andrechek

A new Michigan State University study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to researching…

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MSU Researchers Find How Belly Fat Could Increase Cancer Risk

Thursday, August 24, 2017

It’s been well established that obesity is a contributor to cancer risk, but how it actually causes cancer is still a question that hasn’t been fully explained. A…

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Gene Expression May Help Direct Targeted Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Graphic of genetic code

A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves….

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Promising New Drug Stops Spread of Melanoma by 90 Precent

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Richard Neubig and Kate Appleton

Michigan State University researchers have discovered that a chemical compound, and potential new drug, reduces the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90 percent. The man-made, small-molecule…

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Melatonin Boost a Key to Fighting Breast Cancer

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
David Arnosti

Melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors. Researchers at Michigan State University published this finding in the current…

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MSU Researcher Developing New Cancer-Fighting Drug

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Cancer cell image

Michigan State University professor and researcher André Bachmann is collaborating on cancer-fighting research that could change the way we treat the illness. Bachmann, professor of pediatrics and associate…

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MSU Researcher One of Only Four to Receive Cancer Research Grant

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sophia Lunt

MSU’s Sophia Lunt is one of only four young investigators nationally to receive a 2016 NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research from the American Association for Cancer Research. Lunt’s…

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Undergrad Research: Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects at a Board of Trustees meeting on Apr. 15, 2016. Li conducted several…

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Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects, conducted over the previous four years, at a Board of Trustees meeting on…

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Tumor Suppressor Protein Found to Regulate ‘Cell Migration’

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Sandhya Payankaulam

In new research led by Michigan State University and featured in the current issue of Scientific Reports, researchers have discovered that polarity genes, which – among other functions – create…

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