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New ‘tumour-seeking’ drug brings new hope for cancer patients

A new drug has been developed that will specifically target the tumours in the body while leaving healthy cells intact  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011

Soon, wonder drug to make cancer cells ‘commit suicide’

Scientists claim to have come up with radical new drug that will make cancer cells “commit suicide” and may also prove highly effective in wiping out some of the most deadly forms of the disease  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Light could be `promising` tool in cancer fight

Researchers in the US have revealed that light could be a “promising” tool in the fight against cancer  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Mice experiments can’t predict human health risk from eating well-done meat

A new study has found that normal laboratory mice are not a good model for assessing the health risk to humans from well-done meat and fish  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Cancer-causing H. pylori bug spurs cell death

Researchers have figured out how cancer-causing bug H. pylori, which infects half the world’s population, attacks a cell’s innards, causing it to die by self-destructing  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011

Key protein fuelling growth of cancer identified

Scientists have identified a key mechanism of metastasis that could lead to blocking tumor growth if their findings are confirmed  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

New therapeutic target for treatment of cancer cells identified

US scientists have identified a cell cycle-regulated mechanism behind the transformation of normal cells into cancerous cells  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

New protein behind aging, cancer identified

Scientists have found a new aging-associated protein known to be involved in cancer  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Soon, flower- powered ‘smart bombs’ to kill cancer cells

Experts at the University of Bradford’s Institute of Cancer Therapeutics are developing what’s been dubbed a cancer “smart bomb” from the autumn crocus, a flower native to Britain  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011

Small molecule reduces cancer cell growth by starving them

A new study has discovered a small molecule that can block autophagy – a mechanism that allows cells in our body handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling  More...