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2014-04-03 10:05:03

Researchers have discovered that microscopic "bubbles" developed at Kansas State University are safe and effective storage lockers for harmful isotopes that emit ionizing radiation for treating tumors.

2014-04-02 08:32:57

--First-in-Class CLIA Assay for Detection of Tumor-Specific Gene Amplifications Using Circulating Cell-Free DNA-- BALTIMORE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Genome Diagnostics

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.

2014-03-18 08:32:17

Experimental drug designed to fight abdominal cancers passes important test SYDNEY, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited [ASX:NRT; NASDAQ:NVGN] and its joint venture company

2014-03-17 08:29:07

HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, will collaborate

Scientists Identify Potent Driver Of Metastasis
2014-03-10 12:44:42

An international team of researchers led by scientists at The Wistar Institute have discovered and defined LIMD2, a protein that can drive metastasis, the process where tumors spread throughout the body.

2014-03-06 13:13:25

A Ludwig Cancer Research study suggests that the clinical efficacy of checkpoint blockade, a powerful new strategy to harness the immune response to treat cancers, might be dramatically improved if combined with oncolytic virotherapy, an investigational intervention that employs viruses to destroy tumors.

2014-03-05 11:01:37

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a set of genes that appear to predict which tumors can evade detection by the body's immune system, a step that may enable them to eventually target only the patients most likely to respond best to a new class of treatment.

2014-03-05 10:57:36

An experimental drug aimed at restoring the immune system's ability to spot and attack cancer halted cancer progression or shrank tumors in patients with advanced melanoma.

2014-02-04 11:02:59

Astrocytomas are the most common malignant brain tumors.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.