Thursday 24 April, 2014

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 down colon cancer risks too” »  More...

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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...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Soon, balloons to pop open and deliver anti-cancer drugs

In a ray of hope for cancer patients, researchers are developing a better drug delivery method by encapsulating the drugs in nanoballoons Continue reading “Soon, balloons to pop open and deliver anti-cancer More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Self-breast exam can do more harm: Expert

A self-breast check campaign launched by The Sun newspaper in Britain to make women aware of breast cancer risks may actually harm women Continue reading “Self-breast exam can do more harm: Expert” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study

Living alone? You may be at a higher risk of death from skin cancer, especially if you are male, an alarming study claims Continue reading “Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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New gene mutation in melanoma skin cancer identified

Detecting signs of melanoma, considered as the most dangerous form of skin cancer, may become easier as scientists have discovered that mutation of a specific gene is responsible for the disease Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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A tool to predict if you need chemotherapy or not

There is good news for cancer patients as scientists have discovered that by looking at changes in gene expression it is possible to predict Continue reading “A tool to predict if you need chemotherapy or More...