Predicting colon polyp risk from microRNA

Differences in microRNA in colon polyps may help identify high risk cases that require more frequent follow-up screening, according to a study with four OHSU co-authors that is featured on the cover...

Instant message to cancer cells: time to die

Cancer researchers have uncovered a signaling link – like a Snapchat between cells – that could be used to make tumors more vulnerable to therapy....

How a formidable leukemia subverts blood stem cells

New findings open a path for developing desperately needed therapies for the most frequently diagnosed leukemia in adults.   Leukemia paves the way for its deadly advance by manipulating the...

MicroRNA as an early biomarker of leukemia

A preclinical study led by an OHSU Knight Cancer Institute physician may point the way to more effective tests for recurrence of acute myeloid leukemia. Nearly half of patients diagnosed with...