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2014-04-04 12:35:32

Using magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumor cells to 'self-destruct' sounds like science fiction, but could be a future part of cancer treatment.

2014-03-28 08:26:18

IRVING, Texas, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine, continues to enhance its industry-leading

2014-03-27 12:30:42

DETROIT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating

2014-03-26 23:01:48

Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less

2014-03-26 16:15:10

In a series of studies involving 140 American men and women with liver tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins have used specialized 3-D MRI scans to precisely measure living and dying tumor tissue to quickly show whether highly toxic chemotherapy – delivered directly through a tumor's blood supply – is working.

2014-03-26 16:11:46

A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA modifications in the patient's tumor, once again allowing tumor growth.

2014-03-26 11:23:23

A new era of lung cancer therapy is close to dawning, using drugs that can prevent tumor cells from evading the immune system.

Gregory Tsongalis PhD
2014-03-26 03:00:14

Dartmouth researchers at its Norris Cotton Cancer Center have compiled a review of the role that information gathered through genetic testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

2014-03-25 23:28:12

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies markets.

2014-03-24 12:30:19

Largest Study of Its Kind Shows Minimally Invasive Treatment May Slow Disease Progression in Liver While Maintaining Quality of Life SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.