News tagged with treatment of cancer
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A genetically-engineered virus tested in 30 terminally-ill liver cancer patients significantly prolonged their lives, killing tumours and inhibiting the growth of new ones, scientists reported on Sunday.
Cancer Feb 10, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (44) | 12
Suppressing a newly identified and characterized protein involved in regulating cell division could be a novel strategy to fight certain cancers because it stops the malignant cells from dividing and causes them to die quickly, ...
Cancer Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- Localized hyperthermia has been used occasionally with cancer drugs for some time, but until now, the reason it helps has been a mystery. In a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scient ...
Cancer May 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A compound initially isolated from sharks shows potential as a unique broad-spectrum human antiviral agent, according to a study led by a Georgetown University Medical Center investigator and reported in the Proceedings of ...
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A simple form of mindful meditation can help breast cancer survivors stave off the symptoms of depression, new research suggests. But the potential benefits don't stop there.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Scientists have designed a first draft of a mathematical model that someday could guide treatment decisions for advanced prostate cancer, in part by helping doctors predict how individual patients will respond to therapy ...
Cancer Nov 21, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A successful interdisciplinary project is underway between two research groups, in which senior researcher Rebecka Hellsten and Professor Anders Bjartell at the Faculty of Medicine's division for Urological Cancer Research, ...
Cancer Aug 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Talking with doctors about cancer and cancer treatments can feel like learning a new language, and people facing cancer diagnoses often need help to understand their treatment options, and the risks and benefits of each choice.
Cancer Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Johns Hopkins and National Taiwan University researchers have discovered more details about how an energy sensing "thermostat" protein determines whether cells will store or use their energy reserves.
Medical research Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood, according to a study using a mouse ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a therapy for pancreatic cancer that uses Listeria bacteria to selectively infect tumor cells and deliver radioisotopes into them. The ex ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Scientists may have a way to make the powerful cancer drug cisplatin less toxic to the kidneys and more effective against some cancers.
Cancer Jun 02, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Reviving a theory first proposed in the late 1800s that the development of organs in the normal embryo and the development of cancers are related, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |