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Hybrid cancer drug could be resistance-resistant

A team of cancer researchers led by scientists at UC San Francisco and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center demonstrated in human cells and mouse models that a first-of-its-kind hybrid drug can outsmart drug-resistant cancers.

dateMay 25, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Drug delivery that hits the dot

Drug treatments are made more efficient by delivering them to specific sites in the body where they are needed. For example, specific targeting of anticancer drugs to tumour sites could reduce required doses, provide more ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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Why cancer drugs can't take the pressure

A major reason why cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumors. A study published May 10th in Biophysical Journal reveals that a large, naturally occurring molecule called ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Biochemistry
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