Monday 24 November, 2014

British Researchers to develop a Blood Test for Early Detection for Many Cancer Types

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Scientists have identified more than 800 markers in the blood of cancer patients that could help lead to a single blood test Continue reading “British Researchers to develop a Blood Test for Early Detection for Many Cancer Types” »  More...

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Targeting the DNA Repair Pathway in Ewing Sarcoma, Image credit: Cell Reports
By BioNews On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Researchers found a promising breast cancer drug to work in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma tumors disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination Continue reading “Researchers found a promising breast cancer drug to work in combination therapy More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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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 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...