cancer

Placental Cells Significantly Inhibit Cancer Cell Growth in Newly Published Study

According to the peer-reviewed article in the journal Scientific Reports, placenta-derived cells called PLX cells, exhibit a strong inhibitory effect on various lines of breast, colorectal, kidney, liver, lung, muscle and skin cancers. The research was conducted over more than two years by Pluristem Therapeutics, Inc., a Haifa-based biotechnology company. The article titled “Human Placental-Derived Adherent […]

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Study Identifies Subtype of Triple Negative Breast Cancer That Responds Better to Chemotherapy

Researchers at Yale Cancer Center have identified a new subtype of triple negative breast cancer that shows significantly improved response to chemotherapy. Patients with the newly defined “BRCA deficient” subtype experienced better survival with chemotherapy. The study was published on Dec. 13 in PLOS Medicine. Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) disproportionately affects younger women and […]