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Timeline of cancer research and treatment

Animal research has featured in advances in cancer treatment
Cancer breakthroughs and animal research: a brief history   The origin of the word ‘Cancer’ is credited to the Greek physician Hippocrates that lived from 460-370 BC, and was… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/timeline-of-cancer-research-and-treatment/

Recent advances in cancer research

Immunotherapy, mice and treatment
Recent advances in cancer research   Cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. Some cancers may eventually spread into other tissues. There are more… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/recent-advances-in-cancer-research/

Nobel Prize 2018

Jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
Cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/nobel-prize-2018/

This week in animal research 18/03/16

Reversing cancer in frogs
Healthy bones returned in mice with age-related osteoporosis after stem cell treatment Researchers at the University of Toronto have restored osteoporotic bone to healthy,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-week-in-animal-research-180316/

This year in animal research - 2015

A subjective review of the years animal research stories
This year in animal research – 2015 A review of this year as filtered by UAR and several themes emerged: there were reports of new vaccines against AIDS, Ebola and malaria; new… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-year-in-animal-research-2015/

This week in animal research 09/10/15

Elephants rarely get cancer
07/10/15 Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-091015/

Can you cure my cancer?

BBC Panormama programme features latest research including work with animals
Panorama reported on the cancer patients who are pioneering a new generation of drug treatments. Patients given just months to live are keeping the disease at bay for years; for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/can-you-cure-my-cancer/

This Week in Animal Research: 19th-25th June

Research in rats suggests that breast cancer patients should avoid even low levels of light in the bedroom.
Research in rats suggests that breast cancer patients should avoid even low levels of light in the bedroom. Light in the evening before bed lowers levels of melatonin, an… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/week-in-animal-research-19th-25th-june/

This Week in Animal Research 12th-18th July

A “biological pacemaker”, created by injecting a specific gene into heart cells, has effectively cured a disease in pigs that causes a very slow heart rate.
A “biological pacemaker”, created by injecting a specific gene into heart cells, has effectively cured a disease in pigs that causes a very slow heart rate. Researchers from the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-12th-18th-july/

Why are we still waiting for a cure?

The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different tools doctors have at their disposal.
The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/why-are-we-still-waiting-for-a-cure/

Injecting natural signalling molecules help immune system shrink brain cancer tumour

Naturally-occurring signalling molecules injected directly into tumours can aid the body’s own immune response to destroy tumours in mice, researchers have found.
Naturally-occurring signalling molecules injected directly into tumours can aid the body’s own immune response to destroy tumours in mice, researchers have found. The injection… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/injecting-natural-signalling-molecules-help-immune-system-shrink-brain-cancer-tumour/

2013 Nobel Prize Predictions

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October. Until then, UAR is placing its bets on who is going to win. It’s pretty hard to guess who’s… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/2013-nobel-prize-predictions/

New treatment allows stronger radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument.
Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument. In some cases the radiation can be as lethal as the cancer and so treatment regimes must always… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-treatment-allows-stronger-radiotherapy/

Mice experiments help scientists improve cancer vaccines

An additive used in anti-cancer vaccines is stopping them working properly, research in mice suggests.
An additive used in anti-cancer vaccines is stopping them working properly, research in mice suggests. The latest findings contradict the previously-held belief that an oil in the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mice-experiments-help-scientists-improve-cancer-vaccines/

Cancer inducing protein protects against diabetes

Scientists have uncovered an intriguing signalling pathway linking cancer and diabetes.
Scientists have uncovered an intriguing signalling pathway linking cancer and diabetes. Mice with higher levels of the cancer-causing Lin 28 proteins are protected from diabetes… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-inducing-protein-protects-against-diabetes/

Colchicine from Crocus kills cancer

A modified version of a chemical found in the Autumn crocus has shown exceptional promise as a tumour-killing agent in mice and will soon begin clinical trials in humans.
A modified version of a chemical found in the Autumn crocus has shown exceptional promise as a tumour-killing agent in mice and will soon begin clinical trials in humans. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/colchicine-from-crocus-kills-cancer/

Protein linked to cancer

Research in mice has shown how the over expression (over production) of a small protein allows cancer cells to divide.
Research in mice has shown how the overexpression (over production) of a small protein allows cancer cells to divide. Normally, when a cell's DNA is damaged, the cell has… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/protein-linked-to-cancer/

Vaccine shrinks prostate tumours in mice

A vaccine containing a broad spectrum of tumour antigens delivered in a virus vector successfully treated 8 out of 10 mice with prostate cancer.
A vaccine containing a broad spectrum of tumour antigens delivered in a virus vector successfully treated 8 out of 10 mice with prostate cancer. Pieces of DNA from normal cells… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-shrinks-prostate-tumours-in-mice/

Why do charities fund animal research?

The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research.
The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research. The campaign has been condemned as irresponsible, illogical… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/antivivisection-extremism/why-do-charities-fund-animal-research/

Skin cancer protein identified in mice

Scientists have identified a protein that suppresses skin cancer in mice.
Scientists have identified a protein that suppresses skin cancer in mice. Researchers bred mice to lack a copy of the gene that makes the protein alpha-catenin. These mice… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/skin-cancer-protein-identified-in-mice/

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