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2009-08-19 06:00:00

OSLO, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - PCI Biotech's Light-Activated Drug Delivery System Combines With Tumour-Targeting Drugs to Halt Tumour Growth at Low Doses The effects of tumour-targeting drugs in mice are significantly enhanced by PCI Biotech's light-activated delivery system, a new study shows. Researchers say this dual therapy approach could be employed to increase the effect and lower the side effects of anti-cancer drugs in humans. The researchers tested the approach...

2009-07-21 20:20:00

In the new issue of the Developmental Cell journal, a team of scientists at Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill

2009-06-11 08:13:37

Eureka! Vancouver scientists from the Ovarian Cancer Research (OvCaRe) Program at BC Cancer Agency and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that there appears to be a single spelling mistake in the genetic code of granulosa cell tumours, a rare and often untreatable form of ovarian cancer.

2009-06-10 10:42:03

Hormone therapy has serious side effects and is therefore used only when the tumour has grown too large to be treated in any other way, or when the tumour has spread and formed metastases.

2009-05-08 00:00:00

FRIMLEY, England, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Glivec(R) (imatinib) Now Approved in the UK for Post-Surgery Treatment of Patients With KIT (CD117)-Positive Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST), who are at Significant Risk of the Cancer Returning After Surgery(1) - Use of Glivec(R) After Surgery Significantly Reduces Risk of Cancer Relapse(2) - If Untreated After Surgery, 50% of patients Will Experience Their Cancer Returning Within Two Years(3,4) Glivec(R) has been approved...

2009-02-12 08:50:11

Montreal, February 11th, 2009 - The development of cancerous tumours is highly dependent on the nutrients the tumours receive through the blood.

2009-01-13 11:54:30

Researcher Kristina Djanashvili has developed a substance that enables doctors to get better MRI scans of tumours. On Tuesday 13 January, Djanashvili will be awarded a doctorate by TU Delft for her work in this field.

2008-10-23 06:00:12

NERVIANO, Italy, October 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - First Responses in Solid Tumours Reported. Aurora inhibitors play a key role in cell duplication and are implicated in both the onset and progression of numerous types of tumour.

2008-09-06 21:00:04

Many breast cancers are made worse by the hormone oestrogen and women take drugs known as aromatase inhibitors to reduce the oestrogen in their body and restrict the cancer's progress.

2008-09-01 03:00:15

GENEVA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrigu from Switzerland has been awarded the Grand Prize in the first ever Reel Lives: Cancer Chronicles Film Festival at a ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).