Scientists may have a way to double the efficacy and reduce the side effects of radiation therapy.
Cancer Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Juice from rice cells knocked out two kinds of human cancer cells as well or better than the potent anti-cancer drug Taxol in lab tests conducted by a Michigan Technological University ...
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Two clinical trials led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers in collaboration with other medical centers, testing experimental drugs aimed at restoring the immune system's ability to spot and attack cancer, have ...
Cancer Jun 02, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Drugs targeting an enzyme involved in inflammation might offer a new avenue for treating certain lung cancers, according to a new study by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Cancer Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have identified a human lung stem cell that is self-renewing and capable of forming and integrating multiple biological structures of the lung including ...
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
More effective treatments for one of the deadliest forms of cancer are one step closer thanks to groundbreaking research from an international collaborative study.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In the two largest clinical studies ever conducted on the molecular genetics of lung cancer, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has demonstrated that an available ...
Cancer Jan 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Not just important for building strong bones, an international team of scientists has found that vitamin D also plays an essential role in the body's fight against infections such as tuberculosis.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College say they have taken an important step forward in their quest to "turn on" lung regeneration -- an advance that could effectively treat millions of people suffering from respiratory ...
Medical research Oct 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
Researchers develop blood test that accurately detects early stages of lung, breast cancer in humans
Researchers at Kansas State University have developed a simple blood test that can accurately detect the beginning stages of cancer.
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Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have identified a new combination of targeted therapies that, together, may treat two aggressive tumor types that until now have not had effective treatments. These findings ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Innovative technology being pioneered at Cardiff to speed up the discovery of new drugs to tackle lung diseases could also dramatically reduce testing on animals.
Medical research Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Many lung cancers are driven by mutations in the epidermal growth-factor receptor (EGFR), and so it makes sense that many successful modern treatments block EGFR activity. Unfortunately, cancers inevitably evolve around EGFR ...
Cancer Jun 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive types of cancer and the most common cause of death from this disease worldwide. Despite the progress in the molecular biology of lung cancer achieved in recent years, the mechanisms ...
Cancer Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have mimicked pulmonary edema in a microchip lined by living human cells, as reported today in the journal Science Tr ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |