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Cancer has a biological clock and this drug may keep it from ticking

Scientists at USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience and Japan’s Nagoya University find and test a promising drug that stops cancer by interfering with the cancer cells’ metabolism and other circadian-related functions.  By Emily Gersema A new drug shows potential to halt cancer cells’ growth by stunting the cells’ biological clock. The findings from scientists at… Read More »

Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs – Scientific American

When pet dogs are diagnosed with cancer, they typically get surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation—that is, of course, if their owner opts to treat it. Now, a Silicon Valley startup wants to offer precision medicine instead—by recommending targeted therapies that are normally used to treat humans. For a price tag in the low four figures, depending… Read More »