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Giving Entire Course of Radiation Treatment in Less Than a Second is Feasible

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Cancer patients may one day be able to get their entire course of radiation therapy in less than…
More muscle, more protein may improve odds of surviving cancer: study

January 10, 2020

Step off of that bathroom scale. That number won’t tell you how healthy you actually are, according to…
Study finds salt nanoparticles are toxic to cancer cells

January 8, 2020

A new study at the University of Georgia has found a way to attack cancer cells that is potentially…
Transgene and NEC Start Two Clinical Trials with TG4050, an AI-Powered Cancer Vaccine for Ovarian and Head & Neck Cancers

January 7, 2020

Transgene (Euronext Paris: TNG), a biotech company that designs and develops virus-based immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer,…
Clinical trials planned for brain tumor ‘GPS’ maps

December 27, 2019

A GPS map to guide neural navigation devices developed by a Case Western Reserve University cancer researcher has…
A new role for a triple-negative breast cancer target

December 20, 2019

Unlike almost every other organ, the mammary gland does not develop until after birth. And it’s unusually dynamic,…
Saccharin derivatives give cancer cells a not-so-sweet surprise

December 20, 2019

Saccharin received a bad rap after studies in the 1970s linked consumption of large amounts of the artificial…
CWRU researchers to lead Northeast Ohio initiative to prevent, detect and treat lung cancer in underserved communities

December 18, 2019

With a $2.75 million, three-year grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Foundation, researchers from Case Western Reserve University…
Introducing the Targeted Anticancer Therapies and Precision Medicine in Cancer Collection

December 16, 2019

While the rate of death from cancer has been declining since the 1990s, an estimated 9.6 million people…
Chemists’ calculations may advance cancer prediction

December 16, 2019

When do cancer-prone cells turn into full-blown cancer? A Rice University scientist and his colleague believe there’s a…
Long-term study finds faster breast cancer radiation treatment as effective as longer course

December 11, 2019

A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with…
Giving Common Antibiotic Before Radiation May Help Body Fight Cancer

December 11, 2019

Penn study finds vancomycin’s effect on gut microbiome in mice can boost immune response. The antibiotic vancomycin alters…
Winship realigns research programs to increase impact

December 10, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has been granted formal approval from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to…
Transition to exhaustion: clues for cancer immunotherapy

December 5, 2019

Research on immune cells “exhausted” by chronic viral infection provides clues on how to refine cancer immunotherapy. The…
One dose of radiotherapy as effective as five doses for cancer in the spine

December 4, 2019

A single dose of radiotherapy is as “effective” as five doses for end-of-life cancer patients suffering with painful…
Scientists use math to create personalized cancer therapies

December 4, 2019

Scientists are talking about personalized cancer treatment for decades. Each body is different and each cancer case is…
Early immune response may improve cancer immunotherapies

December 3, 2019

In a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers and colleagues…
Turning Key Metabolic Process Back On Could Make Sarcoma More Susceptible to Treatment

December 3, 2019

Soft tissue sarcoma cells stop a key metabolic process which allows them to multiply and spread, and so…
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer

December 3, 2019

Materials scientists at the University of California, Riverside and The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated that…
Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

December 2, 2019

There are a number of health risks that come with going to space. Aside from the increased exposure…
New path forward for pancreatic cancer treatment

November 29, 2019

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive cancers – by the time most cases are diagnosed, the…
How do cytotoxic lymphocytes kill and do not get killed?

November 28, 2019

Cytotoxic lymphocytes are the real MVPs. They guard our bodies from cancerous and virus-infected cells by killing them.…
Spin-out secures £1.1 million for ground-breaking ‘supercharged’ cell therapies to treat solid tumours

November 26, 2019

A University of Bristol spin-out company has raised £1.1 million in funding to develop next generation cell therapies…
New Approach to Treating Incurable Leukemia in Children Discovered

November 25, 2019

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of cancer affecting children in Switzerland and, unfortunately, is often…
A new study confirms – an early removal of slow-growing brain tumours is the way to go

November 25, 2019

Low-grade glioma is a slow-growing brain tumour. Although it develops very slowly, it is still deadly. Worse still,…
Widower’s search for cancer cure takes surprising turn

November 21, 2019

When his wife died of a rare ovarian cancer 10 years ago, Powel Crosley vowed to find a…
Scientists find promising drug combination against lethal childhood brain cancers

November 21, 2019

Researchers have devised a new plan of attack against a group of deadly childhood brain cancers collectively called…
Milestone reached in new leukemia drug

November 20, 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists, with chemists and cancer biologists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), have developed a…
Scientists discover new drugs with potential to treat stubborn cancers

November 20, 2019

Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new class of drugs with the potential to make…
New Pulsed Electric Field Technology Could Allow for Less Invasive Tumor Molecular Profiling

November 20, 2019

Current cancer treatment courses often begin with tissue biopsies. Biopsies, however, which involve the physical resection of a…
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