Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
In this month's episode, our focus is Melanoma Awareness Month, and we're covering what's going on in the world of melanoma research as well as a specific gene closely associated with cancer progression.
Ben Leach
Does this mole look funny to you?
Does this mole look funny to you?
May is Melanoma Awareness Month, and you can remind friends and family about the dangers of excessive UV exposure and getting your moles checked through some funny eCards.
Cancer, Events, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Frank J. Rauscher, III, Ph.D.
Frank J. Rauscher, III, Ph.D.
A new study by The Wistar Institute’s Frank Rauscher, III, Ph.D., suggests that modifying the bacteria found in our guts could alter the risk of developing colon cancer.
Cancer
Ben Leach
With this atlas, researchers can link genes to almost every type of human cell.
With this atlas, researchers can link genes to almost every type of human cell.
The international consortium brought together more than 100 laboratories, including that of The Wistar Institute's Meenhard Herlyn, to tackle this ambitious, ground-breaking project.
Cancer, Genes