Oncology & Cancer

Researchers design new hydrogel for more targeted cancer treatments

University of Toronto researchers have designed a new way to grow cells in a lab that enables them to better emulate cancerous tumors. The platform—based on a type of material known as a hydrogel, a soft jelly-like substance—opens ...

Oncology & Cancer

The effect of breast cancer screening is declining

Screening for breast cancer has a cost. This is shown by a Danish/Norwegian study, published in the European Journal of Public Health, that analyzed 10,580 breast cancer deaths among Norwegian women aged 50 to 75 years.

Oncology & Cancer

New antibody therapies fight cancer, drum up investment

Antibody therapies are offering promising treatment breakthroughs for cancer and other illnesses, generating greater investor interest more than 20 years after they were first commercialized.

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists create nanoparticle that helps fight solid tumors

Researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine have discovered a possible new approach in treating solid tumors through the creation of a novel nanoparticle. Solid tumors are found in cancers such as breast, head ...

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