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2014-09-26 23:00:23

Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy, the first center in Maryland specifically designed and dedicated solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy, the first center in Maryland specifically designed and dedicated solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. The...

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2010-02-16 11:05:46

One of the difficulties of fighting cancer is that drugs often hit other non-cancerous cells, causing patients to get sick. But what if researchers could sneak cancer-fighting particles into just the cancer cells? Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ovarian Cancer Institute are working on doing just that. In the online journal BMC Cancer they detail a method that uses hydrogels - less than 100 nanometers in size - to sneak a particular type of small interfering...

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2010-02-01 10:10:27

Scientists at Georgia Tech and the Ovarian Cancer Institute have further developed a potential new treatment against cancer that uses magnetic nanoparticles to attach to cancer cells, removing them from the body. The treatment, tested in mice in 2008, has now been tested using samples from human cancer patients. The results appear online in the journal Nanomedicine. "We are primarily interested in developing an effective method to reduce the spread of ovarian cancer cells to other organs ,"...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.