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2009-10-19 05:30:00

RECEIVES EXCLUSIVE U.S. RIGHTS AND WILL RECEIVE A ROYALTY ON SALES OUTSIDE THE U.S. VANCOUVER, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc.

2009-10-14 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.

2009-10-05 06:10:00

A combination of medications and a particular light therapy is effective at treating certain types of head and neck cancers in subtropical climates.

2009-06-16 11:31:36

Chemists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed novel compounds that show promise for photodynamic cancer therapy, which uses light-activated drugs to kill tumor cells.

2009-06-02 06:00:00

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2009-03-31 11:05:59

Combining a compound known as a gallium corrole with a protein carrier results in a targeted cancer therapy that is able to detect and eliminate tumors in mice with seemingly fewer side effects than other breast-cancer treatments, says a team of researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

2009-03-16 13:40:18

New British medical images show the viscosity of cancer cells increases dramatically when they die, providing insights into cancer cell death. Researchers from Imperial College London said the images reveal the physical changes that occur inside cancer cells while they are dying as a result of Photodynamic Therapy -- a cancer treatment that uses light to activate a drug that creates a short-lived toxic type of oxygen, called singlet oxygen, which kills cancerous cells. The research team says...