New Global PDX Directory introduced at AACR conference

Thursday 26th October... The first Global PDX Directory for proprietary and open source PDX models is being introduced by Cambridge (UK) based benefit corporation, Repositive, at the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) International Conference, on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, hosted in conjunction ...

Harnessing Clinical Insights from Tumor Models Boston 2017

Tumor Models Boston 2017 The 5th Annual Tumour Models Boston event aimed to showcase the latest advancements in the application of preclinical models to enhance the translation of cancer therapies from animal to patient! It was clear two of the showcases really stood out for ...

Rare Disease Genomic Data spotlight on Mesothelioma

We spoke with Health Advocate, Alison Grimes of the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center to understand the personal stories involved with immunotherapy clinical trials to raise awareness of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26th. Today, there are 7,000 types of conditions and rare diseases affecting ...

A brief overview of human cancer models

Why study cancer? There is hardly anyone on this planet who has not heard about cancer and has not been in touch with it in this one way or another. It looks like cancer has existed for as long as humanity remembers itself; the views ...

Cancer: A global fight

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at a time of challenge and controversy." - Dr. Martin Luther King What is cancer? Cancer is when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled ...