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Blog

Welcome to CrownBio’s Blog where we share our thoughts
on the latest trends and hot stories in Oncology and CVMD

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September 13, 2016 Obesity Linked To Self-Eating Beige Fat Humans, like all mammals, have two types of fat with completely opposite functions: white, which stores energy and when present in excess is linked with diabetes and obesity; and brown, which produces heat by burning energy and is associated with leanness. Recently, a third type of fat was discovered within white fat, called beige fat. Beige fat cells can ... LEARN MORE
September 6, 2016 All About Leukemia for Childhood Cancer Month September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, raising awareness and providing time for discussion on this deadly group ... LEARN MORE
August 23, 2016 Put Your Glasses On, Tumor Pharmacology Goes 3D Attrition rates in oncology drug development are higher than in other disease areas, with almost 95% of compounds ... LEARN MORE
August 2, 2016 Study Finds Perfect Therapeutic Match To Fight a Common Form of Leukemia Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of childhood cancer, characterized by an excessive ... LEARN MORE
July 22, 2016 Mystery Solved: Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Partners in Crime to Kill Advanced Cancer Cancer cells have the ability to evade the immune system by exploiting a self-regulatory mechanism that immune cells ... LEARN MORE
July 7, 2016 Cancer Cell Lines: Immortal Champions in Oncology Drug Discovery Human cancer cell lines are a powerful model system that can be propagated virtually indefinitely in culture, and ... LEARN MORE
May 19, 2016 Large-Scale Screenings Using Patient Avatars Aid Clinical Trial Design As scientists are learning about the heterogeneity between patients that supposedly have the same tumor, they are growing increasingly interested in understanding whether a given compound can be broadly efficacious or only applicable to a subset of patients with the same disease. Patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) are the model of choice to address these ... LEARN MORE
May 10, 2016 Can We Conquer Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer? At the beginning of the last century lung cancer was a rare disease. However, as early as the end of the 1900s, it had ... LEARN MORE
January 20, 2016 Avatar Trial Identifies New Treatment Route for Melanoma Patients Melanoma accounts for approximately five percent of all skin cancer cases, yet it is responsible for nearly 75 percent ... LEARN MORE