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Starving cancer cells of sugar — does it work?

Anne Li                                                                                     January 26th, 2018   Previous research have…...

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Choose Omega-3s from fish over flax for cancer prevention, study finds

Anne Li                                                                                     January 26th, 2018   Omega-3s from fish…...

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A routine blood test for cancer would be fantastic. Today’s news isn’t it

Anne Li                                                                                     January 20th, 2018   A new blood…...

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Proportion of cancers diagnosed in A&E falling

Anne Li                                                                                     January 20th, 2018   The way in…...

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ASK the enzyme: New potential targets for cancer

Anne LI                                 1/5/18   New understandings of how molecules affect the activity of an enzyme could lead to potential targets for the treatment of cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. Atsushi Matsuzawa at Tohoku University and colleagues…...

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Novel nanomedicine inhibits progression of pancreatic cancer in mice

Anne Li                           1/5/18   A new Tel Aviv University study pinpoints the inverse correlation between a known oncogene — a gene that promotes the development of cancer — and the expression of an oncosuppressor microRNA as the reason…...

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Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy

Anne LI                         1/5/18   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While…...

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Radiation therapy algorithm could reduce side effects, maintain effect against tumors

Anne Li                            1/5/18   Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments that could substantially reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy. Cancer…...

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Dirt-dwelling microbe produces potential anti-melanoma weapon

Anne LI                              1/5/18   A type of soil-dwelling bacterium produces molecules that induce death in melanoma cells, research at Oregon State University shows. The molecule is a secondary metabolite, also known as a natural product, of…...

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Viruses may boost immunotherapy in brain and breast cancer

Anne Li                       1/5/18   Infecting tumours with viruses may boost the success of immunotherapy for brain and breast cancers, according to two new studies. Immunotherapy treatments can trigger impressive responses in patients with a handful of advanced cancers. But success…...

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