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Targeting cancer with a triple threat

MIT chemists design nanoparticles that can deliver three cancer drugs at a time. Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by...

Fighting cancer with lasers and nanoballoons that pop

New drug delivery method targets cancer cells -- not the entire body -- and limits chemotherapy side effects Chemotherapeutic drugs excel at fighting cancer, but...

New drug raises potential for cancer treatment revolution

A revolution in cancer treatment could soon be underway following a breakthrough that may lead to a dramatic improvement in cancer survival rates. A new...

Chemo in last months of life tied to higher risk of...

Researchers suggest more discussions about end-of-life wishes between patients and physicians The use of chemotherapy in terminally-ill cancer patients in the last months of life...

Saving fertility not priority at most cancer centers

Infertility is consistently listed as one of the most distressing long-term side effects of cancer treatment for adolescents and young adults. Yet the leading National...

Gut microorganisms may determine cancer treatment outcome

An intact population of microorganisms that derive food and benefit from other organisms living in the intestine is required for optimal response to cancer...

Two-step method shows promise in fighting pancreatic cancer

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new technique for fighting deadly and hard-to-treat pancreatic cancer that uses two different types...

Scientists Create Extremely Potent and Improved New Derivatives of Successful Anticancer...

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to make dramatic improvements to the cancer cell-killing power of vinblastine, one of...

Researchers Target ‘Cell Sleep’ to Lower Chances of Cancer Recurrence

An international research team led by University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) scientists discovered that by preventing cancer cells from entering a state of...

Tiny nano and laser tech tests antibiotic treatment in minutes

Researchers at EPFL have built a matchbox-sized device that can test for the presence of bacteria in a couple of minutes, instead of up...

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