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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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Cancer treatment breakthrough by Australian researcher

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sydney, March 31 (IANS) An all-new generation of long-lasting drugs for melanoma, a type of skin cancer, may flow from a new discovery by an Australian researcher. The University of Newcastle announced on Tuesday that Xu Dong Zhang had made the discovery which has excited other researchers around the world, Xinhua news agency reported. Zhang found that a protein known as RIP1, previously linked …

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New possibilities for the treatment of breast cancer arise, with the help of mathematics

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics ) Researchers of three of Switzerland's leading scientific institutions have brought to light a means of reprogramming a flawed immune response into an efficient anti-tumoral one by the results of a translational trial relating to breast cancer.Thanks to the innovative combination of mathematical modelization and experimentation, only 20 tests were necessary …

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A way to measure the effectiveness of blood cancer drug

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

London, March 1 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on people suffering from a type of blood cancer. “This new approach will enable us to test drugs on cells taken from patients, either at presentation or in a clinical trial setting,” said lead researcher Tony Whetton from the University of Manchester in Britain.

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Urine test could lead to better treatment of bladder cancer

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Birmingham ) Researchers at the University of Birmingham believe that a simple urine test could help to guide clinicians in the treatment of bladder cancer patients.

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Game-Changing News: Researchers May Have Discovered the Cause of Intestinal Cancer

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Game-Changing News: Researchers May Have Discovered the Cause of Intestinal Cancer

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Engineered insulin could offer better diabetes control

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Engineers hope to improve treatment for diabetes patients with a new type of engineered insulin. In tests in mice, the researchers showed that their modified insulin can circulate in the bloodstream for at least 10 hours, and that it responds rapidly to changes in blood-sugar levels.

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Did Researchers Just Discover the Cause of Pancreatic Cancer?

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did Researchers Just Discover the Cause of Pancreatic Cancer?

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Green tea compound kills oral cancer cells

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Penn State have identified an ingredient in green tea known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) that destroys oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells untouched, according to a new report in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research . In particular, the study found that EGCG sets off a process in cancer cell …

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Study Tags Enzyme as New Prognostic Factor for Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cancer Researchers say an enzyme linked with some kinds of blood cancer could be used to help determine prognosis in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWeb January 29, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12474039.htm

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