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 ...

Jul 23, 2012
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