News tagged with cytotoxic drugs

Cancer therapy: Nanokey opens tumors to attack

There are plenty of effective anticancer agents around. The problem is that, very often, they cannot gain access to all the cells in solid tumors. A new gene delivery vehicle may provide a way of making tracks to the heart ...

Nov 14, 2012
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Heart medication converts cancer cells into vaccine

(HealthDay) -- A class of heart medications, cardiac glycosides, can induce immunogenic cell death (ICD), whereby dying cancer cells are converted into a vaccine that stimulates antitumor response, according to a study published ...

Jul 23, 2012
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Do drug therapies raise risk of bladder cancer?

In her most recent study of possible triggers of cancer among northern New England residents, Dartmouth epidemiologist Margaret R. Karagas, Ph.D., and her team identified an enhanced risk to the bladders of patients taking ...

Oct 26, 2009
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