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Fewer guessing games for lung cancer patients

A study published in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine identified positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans as a potentially useful tool for predicting local recurrence in lung cancer ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Scientists ID new cancer drug target

Suppressing cancer cells' ability to replicate damaged DNA could dramatically enhance the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs such as cisplatin, according to a new pair of papers from MIT biologists.

dateNov 08, 2010 in Cancer
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A redeeming role for a common virus

A common virus that can cause coughing and mild diarrhea appears to have a major redemptive quality: the ability to kill cancer. Harnessing that power, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Medical research
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Micro-RNA determines malignancy of lung cancer

A small RNA molecule determines whether or not lung cancer cells grow invasively and metastasize. This has been discovered in the culture dish by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center and the University Medical ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Cancer
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