( University of Warwick ) New research from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust could transform treatments and diagnosis for a common digestive condition which affects thousands of patients.
The cost of treating cancer in the New Zealand public health sector is more than $800 million annually – hundreds of millions higher than previous estimates, according to University of Otago research.
( 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.
Scientists from the University of Michigan have identified a protein which appears to play a crucial role in the rapid growth of tumours, sparking hope new tests could provide a more accurate diagnosis.
A NEW cancer drug that could reverse sufferers’ resistance to treatment has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton.
New treatments for cancer and heart disease dominate the 2015 research awards recently announced by the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics. The state-supported funding was distributed among six research teams, based on competitive applications.