News tagged with blood vessel cells

Cancer drug effectiveness substantially advanced

Researchers have shown that a peptide (a chain of amino acids) called iRGD helps co-administered drugs penetrate deeply into tumor tissue. The peptide has been shown to substantially increase treatment efficacy against human ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Cancer
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The immune system's guard against cancer

The human body has developed various mechanisms, through which it can protect itself against newly-developing cancer cells. For instance, killer-cells recognize and destroy altered cells in our organs every day. Once tumours ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Combinatorial therapy allows viruses to destroy tumors

For several years, researchers have been developing a new approach to treating cancer that uses viruses to infect and kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells unharmed. Recent data have indicated that this approach, which ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Cancer
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