STAT | New study raises questions about early-stage cancer therapies for children

Published: 21 February 2018

At this early stage, the potential for harm is real while the benefits are only surrogate measures, said Kimmelman, an associate professor of biomedical ethics at McGill University. One such...

Cancer researchers overestimate reproducibility of preclinical studies

Published: 29 June 2017

Cancer scientists overestimate the extent to which high-profile preclinical studies can be successfully replicated, new research from McGill University suggests.

An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery

Published: 28 June 2017

Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumour cells ...

Cellular fuel gauge may restrict cancer growth

Published: 7 January 2013

Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting...

Possible link between air pollution and breast cancer

Published: 5 December 2014

A new study of over 3,400 Canadian women provides further evidence that exposure to air-pollution may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, especially among women who have not yet had...

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Published: 11 January 2017

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat...

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