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Gold by special delivery intensifies cancer-killing radiation

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Brown University ) Researchers at Brown and the University of Rhode Island have demonstrated what could become a more precise method for targeting cancer cells for radiation. The method would use cancer-seeking peptides to ferry nanoparticles of gold to the site. The gold then helps focus radiation on the cancer cells.

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New test to target breast cancer

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Testing breast cancer cells for how closely they resemble stem cells could identify women with the most aggressive disease, new research has suggested.

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