News tagged with anticancer drugs

Neurotransmitter might improve cancer treatment: study

Doses of a neurotransmitter might offer a way to boost the effectiveness of anticancer drugs and radiation therapy, according to a new study led by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – ...

Dec 05, 2011
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The path to personalized cancer treatment

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have profiled genetic changes in cancer with drug sensitivity in order to develop a personalised approach to cancer treatments. The study is published in Nature on Thursday 29 Mar ...

Mar 28, 2012
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Peptides for fighting ovarian cancer developed

A team of German and Italian EU-funded scientists has designed peptides that can target the protein-protein interface of an enzyme that plays a key part in the DNA synthesis crucial for cancer growth.

Aug 08, 2011
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Turning the spotlight on drug-resistant tumors

Molecular probes that can illuminate cancer cells are often invaluable tools in the fight against the disease. The latest addition to this group is a family of fluorescent probes that can highlight a particularly ...

Dec 09, 2011
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