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Calcium bursts kill drug-resistant tumor cells

Multidrug resistance (MDR)—a process in which tumors become resistant to multiple medicines—is the main cause of failure of cancer chemotherapy. Tumor cells often acquire MDR by boosting their production of proteins that ...

Watch how cells squeeze through channels

Observations of cells moving through small channels shed new light on cell migration in 3-D environments, researchers report October 6 in Biophysical Journal. The findings also reveal how cancer cells may penetrate tissues ...

Significant leap forward in method for cancer treatment

Eindhoven University of Technology Professor Jan C.M. van Hest has announced a breakthrough in non-invasive cancer treatment. His Institute for Complex Molecular Systems partnered with several Chinese research institutions ...

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