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Reducing cancer patients' painful treatment

A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow and stem cell ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Gynecologist disputes findings

An internationally-recognized gynecologic oncologist at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona is warning that the results from a long-awaited global study of ovarian cancer should be viewed cautiously.

dateOct 15, 2010 in Cancer
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Nano-Vehicle acts as cluster bomb for tumors

Chemotherapy, while an effective cancer treatment, also brings debilitating side effects such as nausea, liver toxicity, and a battered immune system. Now, a new way to deliver this life-saving therapy to cancer patients ...

dateSep 18, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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With HMGB1's help, cells dine in

Like some people, cells eat when they are under pressure -- but they consume parts of themselves. A multi-function protein helps control this form of cannibalism, according to a study in the September 6 issue of the Journal ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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