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Photodynamic therapy against cancer

In a new study, published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated whether eradicating tumor-associated lymphatic vessels and the tumor cells they contain using photodynamic ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Cancer
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Study Shows How Normal Cells Influence Tumor Growth

( -- It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor - fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them - existed independently, without interaction. Then ...

dateOct 21, 2009 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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Study links cigarette changes to rising lung risk

(AP) -- It may be riskier on the lungs to smoke cigarettes today than it was a few decades ago - at least in the U.S., says new research that blames changes in cigarette design for fueling a certain type of lung cancer.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Cancer
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