News tagged with cancer therapy

Virus-derived particles target blood cancer

Ottawa researchers have developed unique virus-derived particles that can kill human blood cancer cells in the laboratory and eradicate the disease in mice with few side effects. The study is published in ...

Aug 13, 2013
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There's life after radiation for brain cells

Scientists have long believed that healthy brain cells, once damaged by radiation designed to kill brain tumors, cannot regenerate. But new Johns Hopkins research in mice suggests that neural stem cells, the body's source ...

Aug 12, 2013
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Estrogen enhancers tied to aggressive breast cancer

Adding to the picture of what prompts breast cancers to form, researchers from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio today announced that "distant estrogen ...

Aug 12, 2013
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Antibiotics are good, right? Well think again

The University of Sydney is building relationships with medical researchers at major universities in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Jon Iredell, who recently visited Latin America to meet research partners, ...

Aug 12, 2013
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New inhibitor blocks the oncogenic protein KRAS

One of the major goals in the development of anti-cancer treatments is to find an inhibitor effective against the oncogenic protein known as KRAS. Despite decades of active agent research, efforts to intercede ...

Aug 09, 2013
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Cancer survivors not receiving preventive care

While cancer survivors require follow-up care to prevent a recurrence of their cancer and to watch for after effects of treatment, they also need the same preventive check-ups suggested for all people.

Aug 07, 2013
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Real-time MRI-guided gene therapy for brain cancer

Neurosurgeons at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are among the first in the world to utilize real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance ...

Aug 07, 2013
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