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Anticancer nanotech

Tiny particles of albumin, a protein found in the blood, can be used to carry radioactive isotopes to the site of a cancerous tumour in the body and so avoid many of the side-effects of conventional radiotherapy.

dateSep 16, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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New treatment in sight for ovarian cancer

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumour cells. An initial study in patients conducted jointly by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Cancer
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Unlocking the body's defenses against cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered a way of allowing healthy cells to take charge of cancerous cells and stop them developing into tumours in what could provide a new approach to treating early-stage cancers.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Cancer
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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 ...

dateAug 21, 2009 in Other
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