Medications

Common steroid could soften up tumors for chemo

A common drug used to alleviate side effects of cancer treatment may also make the treatment more successful if given beforehand, report a consortium of research institutions including the University of Connecticut.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer genes and the tumor milieu

The tumor microenvironment (TME) is a mix of fluids, immune cells and blood vessels which envelops the tumors. Interactions between tumor cells and the TME determine the progression and fate of tumors. Therefore, understanding ...

Oncology & Cancer

New details revealed to explain how tumors recruit blood vessels

A study by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers helps explain how tumors recruit blood vessels that provide fuel for their growth as well as an avenue for the tumors to spread.

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists compare methods of drug delivery to malignant tumors

A team of biologists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod) has analyzed available methods of targeted drug delivery to malignant tumors. Individual approaches to ...

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