Oncology & Cancer

Gene targeting overcomes the resistance of brain cancer to therapy

New insight into a gene that controls energy production in cancer stem cells could help in the search for a more effective treatment for glioblastoma. A McGill-led study published in Nature Communications reveals that suppressing ...

Oncology & Cancer

A partnership to tackle childhood cancers in developing countries

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are joining forces to combat childhood cancers in developing countries, where children are four times more likely to die of the disease ...

Health

What 5G means for our health

Much to the excitement of Australians, solid plans to roll out fast 5G mobile communication technology were announced in 2018. Behind the scenes, studies modelling the absorption patterns of 5G electromagnetic energy in human ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers conduct high-res analyses on lesions in tissue

A precise understanding of how ion beams affect biological tissue is of great importance for both radiotherapy applications and the assessment of radioprotection risks, e.g. to astronauts on long term missions in space.

Oncology & Cancer

Seating adaption aids prostate cancer remedy

A simple adaption to currently-available radiation therapy devices for use in treating prostate cancer should reduce the chance of irreversible damage to healthy organs.

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