New study published in ‘Cancer Cell’ furthers understanding role of CXCR2 in pancreatic cancer
Scientists from AstraZeneca’s Oncology Innovative Medicines Unit, in collaboration with Dr. Jen Morton and Professor Owen Sansom of the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in Glasgow, have shown how an experimental drug breaks down pancreatic cancers defences, allowing immune cells to attack the tumour. The new study, published in Cancer Cell, discovered that a protein called CXCR2 acts as a guard for the tumour, controlling how the immune system responds to pancreatic cancer.
Clinical trial data unveil a driver of FGFR inhibitor response in gastric cancer - collaborative study published in the journal Cancer Discovery
Scientists from AstraZeneca’s Oncology Innovative Medicines Unit, the Institute of Cancer Research, London and the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust, recently published the results of a clinical biomarker study in solid tumours. The publication defines a potential driver for clinical responses to fibroblast growth factor receptor inhibitors in gastric cancers.
Low- and middle-income countries at risk from rising stroke burden, new Economist Intelligence Unit report finds
As part of our ongoing commitment to exploring unmet need across the spectrum of atherothrombotic disease, including stroke, AstraZeneca is pleased to support a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
AstraZeneca supports World Ovarian Cancer Day 2016 - Play the Know and Tell game
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