cancer

Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

Published: 10May2022

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over two million Canadians over a period of 20...

Fighting brain cancer at its root

Published: 31Aug2021

McGill University researchers identify proteins that drive cancer stem cells. Targeting and supressing a particular protein called galectin1 could provide a more effective treatment for...

McGill teams win big in new ‘Omics’ cancer competition

Published: 5Nov2020

Earlier today, a Quebec based consortium of research institutes (Génome Québec, Oncopole and IVADO) announced the winners of their first-ever “Omics Data Against Cancer” competition, and McGill...

Unlocking how cellular proteins control cancer spread

Published: 12Aug2020

A new insight into cell signals that control cancer growth and migration could help in the search for effective anti-cancer drugs. A McGill-led study reveals key biochemical processes that advance...

CTV NEWS | McGill University researchers discover way to fight brain tumours' resistance to therapy

Published: 20Aug2020

New findings out of McGill University in Montreal have revealed a potential way to overcome aggressive brain tumours' resistance to therapy: by deleting a specific gene. Researchers have long been...

Gene targeting helps overcome the resistance of brain cancer to therapy

Published: 17Aug2020

New insight into a gene that controls energy production in cancer stem cells could help in the search for a more effective treatment for glioblastoma. A McGill-led study published in Nature...

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