Breast cancer—what part do behavioural factors play?
04.02.2016 - Press release
Researchers at Unit 1018 “Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health” (Inserm/Paris-Sud University) at Gustave Roussy have focused on the proportion of breast cancers attributable to various risk factors. The analysis, conducted among 67,634 women in the French E3N cohort, shows ...
A radiosensitivity test for predicting sequelae following radiotherapy
25.01.2016 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm Unit 1194, “Montpellier Cancer Research Institute” (Inserm/University of Montpellier/Montpellier Regional Cancer Institute) have confirmed the value of a new test to identify cancer patients who will be free of sequelae following radiotherapy. This test, conducted on a blood sample ...
THE INTESTINAL FLORA AS A COMPLEMENT TO IMMUNOTHERAPY IN ONCOLOGY
06.11.2015 - Press release
The vital role of the intestinal flora in successful immunotherapy has just been revealed in a study published in the journal Science. Intestinal bacteria have been identified that can improve the therapeutic response to this drug and reduce a side-effect, “inflammatory colitis,” ...
Ovarian cancer: A promising approach for treating the most aggressive forms using targeted therapy
12.10.2015 - Press release
Thanks to work done at Institute Curie by a team led by Fatima Mechta-Grigoriou, Inserm Research Director, it is now possible to identify, among women with aggressive ovarian cancer, those who could benefit from a promising targeted therapy. ...
A new type of sarcoma identified
07.09.2015 - Press release
Inserm teams led by Prof. Jean-Yves Blay and Christophe Caux in Lyon , and by Franck Tirode and Olivier Delattre in Paris have just demonstrated a new genetic variant in tumours that had not been identified until now ...
A new virus in liver cancer
25.08.2015 - Press release
More than a cause of a simple infection, viruses are often involved in the development of serious diseases. Such is the case with liver cancer, which often develops in an organ that has been weakened by hepatitis B or C virus. Researchers ...