Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer

Scientists have received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use “Tumour Paint”, a product derived from scorpion venom for study in human trials in the US Continue reading “Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Simple blood test can now detect cancer

In a first, British researchers have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not Continue reading “Simple blood test can now detect cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Vitamin D ups survival chances of bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease Continue reading “Vitamin D ups survival chances of bowel cancer patients” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Vasectomy linked to aggressive prostate cancer

Vasectomy, a surgical procedure for male sterilisation, may help you prevent pregnancy permanently, but it poses increased risk of prostate cancer Continue reading “Vasectomy linked to aggressive prostate More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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How gene mutation leads to liver cancer found

There could soon be a treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer Continue reading “How gene mutation leads to liver cancer found” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Aspirin may cut down colon cancer risks too

The humble aspirin that you pop to ameliorate headache or a precaution against heart attack can also take on the dangerous colorectal cancer in people with a specific gene Continue reading “Aspirin may cut More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic and biliary cancers is very challenging as development of breakthrough chemotherapy and target therapy is limited in such cases Continue reading “Pancreatic, biliary More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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‘Smart’ device that engineers cells to kill cancer

In a path-breaking discovery, biologists have created a new technology for modifying human cells to create therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target and kill cancer cells without disrupting More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Tabloid readers check testicular cancer signs better?

Love reading tabloid news than some serious stuff? Sit cool as research reveals that men who read tabloids are more likely to check their testicles for signs of cancer than readers who prefer broadsheet dailies More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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A simple blood test to detect ‘solid’ cancers?

What about a simple blood test to diagnose many types of solid cancers? Or a blood test that monitors the amount of cancer in a patient’s body and responses to treatment Continue reading “A simple blood More...