World Cancer Day 2022

World Cancer Day 2022

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Today marks the World Cancer Day 2022, so we would like to share with you this summary of recent cancer research studies published in The FEBS Journal:

Moreover, we hope that you will enjoy the content of our latest Special Issue on Cancer Therapeutics, including the latest advances in cancer therapy as overviewed twelve review articles and an interview-based article.  In this exciting collection of recent studies, the current therapeutic approaches in cancer were reviewed, including recruitment of immune cells, use of small molecules, development of imaging tools, and repurposing of ‘old’ drugs to target either cancer cells or specific signalling pathways.  In the interview-based article featured here, Tony Letai discusses the importance of function when designing targeted cancer therapies, giving an overview of BH3 profiling and its application to the treatment of cancer. The FEBS Journal Editorial Board Member Christine Watson provides a comprehensive summary of the issue’s content in her editorial, which we encourage you to read for an overview of this Special Issue on Cancer Therapeutics.

We hope that you find this collection of The FEBS Journal recently published cancer research studies exciting and timely!

On the cover: A 3D illustration of T cells attacking a cancer cell, obtained from Image ID: 96819432, copyright Meletios Verras.

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