News tagged with tumour tissue

Novel cancer gene accelerates or stops tumour growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto have found a gene that plays a crucial role in the development of rhabdomyosarcoma - the most common childhood sarcoma ...

May 27, 2009
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Modeling the demise of migrating brain tumor cells

An Israeli physicist has developed a theoretical model to simulate the evolution of highly proliferating brain tumour core cells subjected to treatment by alternating radio frequency electric field. The research, by Alexander ...

Jun 06, 2012
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Breast cancer prognosis goes high tech

Cancer researchers at the University of Calgary are investigating a new tool to use for the prognosis of breast cancer in patients. This new digital tool will help give patients a more accurate assessment ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Casting out devils: How salmonella kills tumors

Salmonella are regarded as bad guys. Hardly a summer passes without severe salmonella infections via raw egg dishes or chicken that find their way into the media. But salmonella not only harm us -- in the future they may ...

Sep 08, 2009
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Robot's gentle touch aids delicate cancer surgery

New, delicate surgery techniques to hunt for tumours could benefit from a lighter touch - but from a robot, rather than from a human hand. Canadian researchers have created a touchy-feely robot that detects tougher tumour ...

Aug 21, 2009
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Better MRI scans of cancers made possible

Researcher Kristina Djanashvili has developed a substance that enables doctors to get better MRI scans of tumours. On Tuesday 13 January, Djanashvili will be soon awarded a doctorate by TU Delft, Netherlands, for her work ...

Jan 13, 2009
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