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Can cancer itself damage the heart?

Research presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2015 raises the possibility that cancer itself may damage heart muscle irrespective of exposure to cancer drug therapies. Researchers from the UK's first dedicated cardio-oncology ...

Dec 03, 2015
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Combination therapy can prevent cytostatic resistance

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have found a new way of preventing resistance to cytostatics used in the treatment of cancers such as medulloblastoma, the most common form of malignant brain tumour in children. The promising ...

Nov 26, 2015
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A new target for immuno-oncology therapies

By studying a type of immune cells, a team of researchers at the IRCM led by André Veillette, MD, identified the mechanism of action for a new target for novel immune-oncology treatments. Their discovery is published today ...

Nov 16, 2015
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New drug candidate developed against NF1 cancers tumours

Bath researchers have worked with colleagues from the University of Michigan to design a promising new anticancer drug candidate. This new drug would be used in the fight against Neurofibromatosis (NF1). The work, from Professor ...

Nov 04, 2015
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A tumor or tumour is the name for a swelling or lesion formed by an abnormal growth of cells (termed neoplastic). Tumor is not synonymous with cancer. A tumor can be benign, pre-malignant or malignant, whereas cancer is by definition malignant.

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