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2013-02-11 13:31:42

A lack of the protein endoglin in the blood vessels of tumor-bearing mice enables the spread of daughter tumors.

A Traffic Cop For Stopping Cancer Cells?
2013-01-15 05:53:23

Researchers from the Fox Chase Cancer Center recently discovered a novel method of improving cancer drugs, where they could block a specific pathway in the cell and provide an easier way for drugs to eliminate tumors.

2013-01-11 13:23:29

Thousands of individuals have had kidneys removed unnecessarily because doctors misdiagnosed their disease.

2013-01-10 14:00:27

By harnessing the very qualities that make sickle cell disease a lethal blood disorder, a research team led by Duke Medicine and Jenomic, a private cancer research company in Carmel, Calif., has developed a way to deploy the misshapen red blood cells to fight cancer tumors.

2013-01-01 10:43:08

Using two successive pairs of specialized CT scans, a team of Johns Hopkins and Dutch radiologists has produced real-time images of liver tumors dying from direct injection of anticancer drugs into the tumors and their surrounding blood vessels.

2012-12-07 12:45:39

Genomic sequencing has revealed therapeutic drug targets for difficult-to-treat, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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