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Unlocking the body's defenses against cancer

( -- 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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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours.

dateAug 07, 2009 in Cancer
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