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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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Newly discovered gene plays vital role in cancer

( -- Gene p53 protects against cancer and is usually described as the most important gene in cancer research. However, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now shown that a previously ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles

Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapped in tumours to potentially ...

dateMar 30, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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