Medications

Treating aggressive breast cancer with an anti-diabetic drug

National University of Singapore researchers developed an approach to target highly resistant triple-negative breast cancers (TNBCs) by interfering with their energy production using cytotoxic gold-metformin prodrugs.

Medications

New drug that can prevent drug resistance and adverse effects

Among diverse treatment methods developed to effectively treat cancer, chemotherapy using anticancer agents has been proven especially effective in many clinical applications. Above all, it is more affordable than other treatment ...

Immunology

Assassin cells armed with anticancer drugs kill cancer masses

There are immune cells in our bodies that directly destroy infected or cancer cells—they are called natural killer cells. Recently, a POSTECH research team has developed an integrative cancer therapy using adoptive natural ...

Oncology & Cancer

Engineering a cancer-fighting virus

Hokkaido University researchers have engineered a virus that selectively targets and kills cancer cells. The virus, called dl355, has an even stronger anticancer effect than another engineered virus currently used in clinical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Melatonin may help treat blood cancers

Researchers have examined the potential benefits of melatonin, a hormone made by a small gland in the brain, for treating blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. They point to evidence that melatonin boosts the immune ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find a molecule to fight chemoresistant cancer

A team of Russian scientists led by MIPT's Prof. Alexander Kiselyov has synthesized an antitumor compound that could be used to fight chemoresistant cancer. The research findings were published in the European Journal of ...

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