cancer

McGill University helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

Published: 9Jan2019

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The BRCA Exchange was created through the BRCA Challenge,...

How does cancer spread?

Published: 10Dec2018

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) found some answers to this crucial,...

GAZETTE | 'I see hope': New early detection test for ovarian, uterine cancers

Published: 22Mar2018

A team from The Research Institute of the MUHC and researchers at the Johns Hopkins Institute in the U.S. have developed a test they say is safe and could save lives.CTV News, Montreal Gazette

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

Published: 21Feb2018

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: 29Jun2017

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

Targeting the biological clock could slow the progression of cancer

Published: 16Feb2017

Does the biological clock in cancer cells influence tumour growth? Yes, according to a study conducted by Nicolas Cermakian, a professor in McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry....

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