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Biggest database for cancer drug discovery goes 3-D

The world's largest database for cancer drug discovery has been revolutionised by adding 3D structures of faulty proteins and maps of cancer's communication networks, according to Cancer Research UK-funded research published ...

Jan 04, 2016
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Three hits to fight lung cancer

Although the most common type of lung cancer - non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) - has recently seen major treatment advances in some genetic subtypes, other subtypes continue to evade effective treatment. (New therapies ...

Jan 01, 2016
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Cancer immunotherapy a top trend in health care in 2015

This year has been a momentous year in health care, and, as some news outlets like Boston's WBUR radio are reporting, one of the biggest successes is the explosion of cancer immunotherapy. The American Association for Cancer ...

Dec 23, 2015
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Cancer research

Cancer research is basic research into cancer in order to identify causes and develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatments and cure.

Cancer research ranges from epidemiology, molecular bioscience (bench research) to the performance of clinical trials to evaluate and compare applications of the various cancer treatment. These applications include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy, and combined treatment modalities such as chemo-radiotherapy. Starting in the mid-1990s, the emphasis in clinical cancer research shifted towards therapies derived from biotechnology research, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.

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