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Catching cancer with carbon nanotubes

A Harvard bioengineer and an MIT aeronautical engineer have created a new device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample, potentially allowing doctors to quickly determine whether cancer has spread from its ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Cancer is a p53 protein aggregation disease

Protein aggregation, generally associated with Alzheimer's and mad cow disease, turns out to play a significant role in cancer. In a paper published in Nature Chemical Biology, Frederic Rousseau and Joost Schymkowitz of VIB, ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Gold used as safe driver of cancer drug

( -- Gold nanoparticles can be used as delivery vehicles for platinum anticancer drugs, improving targeting and uptake into cells, according to research published in this month's edition of the international journal ...

dateMar 21, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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'Vicious cycle' shields, spreads cancer cells

A "vicious cycle" produces mucus that protects uterine and pancreatic cancer cells and promotes their proliferation, according to researchers at Rice University. The researchers offer hope for a therapeutic solution.

dateSep 16, 2013 in Biochemistry
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