News tagged with tissue samples

Fighting cancer with microgravity research

(Phys.org) —For lab-coated cancer biologists, peering through microscopes at stained tissue samples under fluorescent lights, the International Space Station may be the last thing that comes to mind. But ...

Jun 25, 2013
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Individual efficacy of chemotherapies

The function of the mitochondria – also defined as "power plants" within the cells – is essential as to whether, and how, some chemotherapeutic agents take effect in tissue. Scientists at the Helmholtz ...

May 10, 2013
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Scientists make brain tumours glow

Stereotactic needle biopsies are an established standard procedure in the diagnostic identification of brain lymphomas and certain brain tumours (gliomas). Up until now the tissue samples removed had to be ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Researchers find some lung cancers linked to common virus

A common virus known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to new research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 on Wednesday, April ...

Apr 10, 2013
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