A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukaemia, and that the disease might be preventable.
Oncology is the most advanced area in genomics right now. The field is setting the standard for other indications to follow and improve upon.
Researchers have slowed the growth of pancreatic cancer by harnessing CRISPR genome editing to remove key molecules implicated in its spread.
Scientists have discovered the first example of a gene that is only found in one sex, and provides protection against cancers including an aggressive form of leukaemia.
Researchers are trying to boost the effectiveness of cancer-killing viruses to treat conditions, including brain tumours.
Not only are tumours are different from one another, but there can even be genetic differences within a single tumour.
After 10 years of research, a team of Taiwanese scientists have identified a gene that plays a major role in triggering metastasis of cancer cells.
A new chemotherapy regime has proved to shrink tumours twice as fast as in normal methods in patients with aggressive breast cancer carrying a faulty BRCA gene, according to a clinical trial.
Deep learning computers in a diagnostic imaging lab routinely defeat their human counterparts in diagnosing heart failure, detecting various cancers and predicting their strength.