News tagged with cancer recurrence

Detecting breast cancer recurrence

Connie Krabbe understands the fear and foreboding breast cancer survivors feel when visiting their physicians for post-treatment check-ups. Two of her four sisters died of metastatic cancer related to breast cancer, enduring ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Fluorescent probes light up cancerous tumors

Building on his Nobel Prize-winning work creating fluorescent proteins that light up the inner workings of cells, a team of researchers led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Roger Tsien, PhD, professor of pharmacology, ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Cancer
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Researchers develop novel drug delivery system

Long duration, controllable drug delivery is of wide interest to medical researchers and clinicians, particularly those seeking to improve treatment for patients with chronic pain or to prevent cancer recurrence after surgery. ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Experimental vaccine sets sights on lung cancer

An experimental immunotherapy may someday become the newest weapon against lung cancer. Physician-scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center are enrolling patients with non-small ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Cancer
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Improved nanoparticles deliver drugs into brain

The brain is a notoriously difficult organ to treat, but Johns Hopkins researchers report they are one step closer to having a drug-delivery system flexible enough to overcome some key challenges posed by brain cancer and ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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