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Boron carrier for targeted tumour therapy

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a boron carrier for use in targeted radiation treatment for cancerous tumours. The carrier is based on a common blood plasma protein, meaning it can be tailored to ...

Aug 10, 2016
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Why is breast cancer common but heart cancer rare?

Malignant cancers strike certain organs, such as the colon or breast, more often than others. In an Opinion publishing August 9 in Trends in Cancer, researchers propose that this vulnerability in some organs may be due to ...

Aug 09, 2016
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Rise in head and neck cancer spurs innovations in care

Incidence of head and neck cancers - usually defined as malignancies above the collarbone but outside the brain - are on the rise, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The most common is thyroid ...

Aug 01, 2016
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