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2011-04-04 05:05:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Scientists at Almac and Queen's University Belfast Discover Novel Approach to Treat Cancer Patients New Study findings published in Clinical Cancer Research - The Journal of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Scientists from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast and Almac Discovery Ltd, announce the first publication describing a potential new anti-angiogenic therapy based on a natural...

2011-03-28 10:00:00

Preliminary analysis shows treatment is well-tolerated and consistently delivered to patients with metastatic liver cancer OTTAWA, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nordion Inc.

2011-03-17 20:18:18

Colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells, scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have found.

2011-03-15 02:00:00

OXFORD, England, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Immune Response Surrogate Algorithm Shownto be a Significant Predictor of Clinical Benefit Oxford BioMedica plc ("Oxford BioMedica" or "the Company") (LSE: OXB), a leading gene therapy company, today announces that further analyses of the TroVax(R) Renal Immunotherapy Survival Trial ("TRIST"), a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III study, have been accepted for publication in Cancer Immunology,...

2011-01-31 15:56:35

Cancer researchers have discovered an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.

2011-01-20 22:06:25

A curious contagious cancer, found in dogs, wolves and coyotes, can repair its own genetic mutations by adopting genes from its host animal, according to a new study in the journal Science.

2011-01-18 22:25:41

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have brought cancer cells back under normal control — by reactivating their cancer suppressor genes.

2010-12-23 18:09:28

Scientists at IRB Barcelona have discovered that some brain tumours in larvae of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster use the genetic programme of germline cells to grow.

2010-12-21 07:35:00

LONDON, December 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Gold Council (WGC) is delighted with the successful phase 1 clinical trial of a unique nanomedicine that uses nanoparticles of gold as the core of a delivery system for tumour targeted drug delivery.

2010-12-15 13:59:01

The imaging of tumour growth in zebrafish has revealed for the first time how newly formed cancer cells have the capacity to co-opt the immune system into spreading the disease, leading the way for investigations into potential therapies for eliminating early-stage cancer in humans.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.