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Reshaping Chemo Drugs Helps Them Target And Attack Cancer Cells
2013-02-28 11:10:10

New research shows that changing the shape of chemotherapy drug nanoparticles to make them rod-shaped rather than spherical can dramatically enhance their effectiveness at targeting and treating breast cancer.

New Drug To Treat Breast Cancer Approved By US Regulatory Agency
2013-02-23 06:52:31

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a brand new type of breast cancer medication this week that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy surrounding tissues.

2013-02-06 09:52:05

When it comes to gene sequencing and personalized medicine for cancer, spotting an aberrant kinase is a home run.

2012-12-10 12:22:29

Adding the drug trastuzumab to chemotherapy prevents cancer recurrence and improves survival in a large number of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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