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Anti-tumor drugs tested by microfluidic device

A prototype device developed in Hong Kong will allow laboratory researchers to non-invasively test drugs for their ability to kill tumors by subjecting cancerous cells with different concentration gradients. The new device ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Targeting hit-and-run cancer viruses

Viruses that can invade host cells, initiate cancer and then flee from their own trail of destruction could be stopped in their tracks, say researchers writing in the September issue of the Journal of General Virology.

dateAug 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Papillomavirus silences innate immune response

In the 1980s, Harald zur Hausen and his co-workers discovered that specific types of human papillomavirus (HPV) cause cervical cancer. Scientists soon found out how these pathogens cause cells to degenerate. It is known today ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Tumor virus is best predictor of throat cancer survival

The presence of human papilloma virus, the virus that causes cervical cancer, in tumors is the most important predictor of survival for people diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the back of the mouth), according ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Cancer screening simplified

Current cervical cancer screening is time consuming and expensive, but now new breakthrough technology developed by European researchers should allow large-range screening by non-medical personnel with almost immediate results ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Report: 40 percent of cancers are preventable

(AP) -- About 40 percent of cancers could be prevented if people stopped smoking and overeating, limited their alcohol, exercised regularly and got vaccines targeting cancer-causing infections, experts say.

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Cancer
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