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2012-01-09 20:01:58

Honing chemotherapy delivery to cancer cells is a challenge for many researchers. Getting the cancer cells to take the chemotherapy "bait" is a greater challenge. But perhaps such a challenge has not been met with greater success than by the nanotechnology research team of Omid Farokhzad, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Department of Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine and Research. In their latest study with researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

2011-11-17 10:18:10

Weill Cornell physician-scientists say this vulnerability can be attacked by a targeted drug already in clinical trials to treat other types of cancers An international team of researchers led by clinicians at Weill Cornell Medical College have discovered a genetic Achilles' heel in an aggressive type of prostate cancer -- a vulnerability they say can be attacked by a targeted drug that is already in clinical trials to treat other types of cancers. In today's issue of Cancer Discovery,...

2011-11-02 11:44:01

Prostate cancers are hungry, growing cells. Now we know how to cut off their food supply thanks to research to be published later this month in Cancer Research–work funded by Movember and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Researchers at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have discovered a potential future treatment for prostate cancer–through starving the tumour cells of an essential nutrient they need to grow rapidly. Their work, with human cells grown in the lab,...

2011-11-01 08:00:00

Lawn mower racers join international Movember Movement and grow kick grass â˜Staches to battle prostate cancer. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 In support of the international Movember movement to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) http://www.letsmow.com with the support of its 20-year Title Sponsor STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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