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2014-05-28 23:19:13

Tozaride Targeted Therapy Shows Tumor Reduction in Animal Model Somerville, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Andarix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage company, announces that its Tozaride targeted pancreatic cancer therapy has been selected for abstract publication at the 2014 ASCO meeting in Chicago, IL, May 30-June 4. The abstract - e15224: Effect of rhenium Re188-P2045 (Tozaride) on tumor growth in the AR42J rat pancreatic tumor xenograft nude mouse model - is available online at...

2014-04-16 14:11:59

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. Wei Chen, professor of physics and co-director of UT Arlington's Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, was testing a copper-cysteamine complex created in his lab when he discovered unexplained decreases in its luminescence, or light emitting power, over a...

2013-07-31 23:16:26

Doctors from Cleveland Clinic’s Cardio-Oncology Center will answer questions in a free, live health chat on MedHelp on August 1, 2013 at 12:00pm EDT. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Cancer treatment saves lives, but many cancer therapies can have serious cardiovascular side effects, such as heart failure, thromboembolism, severe hypertension and arrhythmias, that patients may not be aware of. On August 1, two cardiologists and an oncologist from Cleveland Clinic’s...

2012-12-20 15:20:22

MicroRNA molecules potential biomarkers for early cancer detection, reports cancer biomarkers As many as 50 percent of all human protein-coding genes are regulated by microRNA (miRNA) molecules. While some miRNAs impact onset and progression of cancer, others can actually suppress the development of malignant tumors and are useful in cancer therapy. They can also serve as potential biomarkers for early cancer detection. In a new issue of Cancer Biomarkers, investigators report on...

2012-06-11 21:34:21

Study shows a cancer therapy for renal cell carcinoma patients may be affected by another anti-cancer drug Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting explores treatment with a newly developed type of radioimmunotherapy used for treating a resistant form of kidney cancer. The agent is able to hone in on the disease, called clear cell renal carcinoma, and kill the cancer by delivering radiation directly to it. However, the study shows that its effectiveness...

2012-03-06 12:07:57

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report this month in Cancer Research a universal approach to personalized cancer therapy based on T cells. It is the first time a system for making an adaptable, engineered T-cell to attack specific tumor types has been proposed, depending on which abnormal proteins, called antigens, are expressed by individual patients´ tumor cells. For now, the system is being refined in experiments using healthy...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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