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Since the dawn of nanotechnology, researchers have envisioned using nanoscale drug delivery devices for chemotherapy drugs designed to fight cancer more effectively... Read More »
Ann ConkleAn exciting approach. Looking forward to seeing if the results are just as promising in human trials.
Jul 12, 2012
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed nanoparticles that could treat a devastating, incurable cancer. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a cancer of plasma... Read More »
A new method of delivering chemotherapy drugs could eliminate the heavy price of the treatment. Because the cell-killing therapy targets fast-growing cells, it... Read More »
Soaking soybeans in warm water could be a much easier, environmentally friendly way of extracting a cancer-fighting substance that is currently manufactured in a... Read More »
A research team from the University of North Carolina has developed nanoparticle carriers to deliver therapeutic doses of a cancer drug that previously failed in... Read More »
Stage III and IV melanoma patients are routinely tested for the BRAF gene mutation, a known oncogene for melanoma. Recently, Vemurafenib, a new FDA-approved drug, was ... Read More »
Researchers from Rice University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine have utilized light-harvesting nanoparticles to... Read More »
Those who take aspirin daily in order to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke may also be preventing cancer. Who knew that such an accessible and cheap drug... Read More »
Angela HernandezYes, factors like the environment and the foods we eat could contribute to cancer, and as with any cancer treatment or drug currently recommended, there is no guarantee that they would be successful. However, this new NOSH-aspirin has shown its potency and effectiveness on human cancer cells and colon cancer tumors. Based on this new drug’s results, I believe that aspirin does merit further investigation for cancer prevention and treatment.
Apr 5, 2012
Homa YahyaviAspirin does not help. I do not have scientific back up for it. But I have seen in the people who have been using aspirin for many years for the same reason stated in article and being healthy diagnosed with deadly cancer!! It is the environment we live in which is toxic. People's body are different and react differently to different things.
Apr 5, 2012
Northwestern University scientists have developed a specialized nanoparticle, called nanostars, that can deliver a drug directly to a cancer cell’s nucleus. The ... Read More »
Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles have discovered that a second mutation found in the tumors of patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic melanoma... Read More »
The first volume of the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia (CCLE), funded by Novartis and authored by scientists at the Broad Institute, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute... Read More »
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center proposed two drugs, rejected by cancer experts for being too toxic in standard high doses, for possible cancer... Read More »
A research team led by scientists at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore have identified a genetic variation that causes some patients to not respond to... Read More »
Scientists have developed a new ‘NOSH aspirin’ that combines two new forms of aspirin to create a hybrid that could potentially be used as an anti-cancer... Read More »
According to a leading Colorado prostate cancer expert, after a decade and a half of near stagnation, four new drugs could help make advanced prostate cancer a... Read More »
Whenever someone is diagnosed with cancer or some other life-threatening disease, the logic of decision-making begins to change.  Doctors will deliver toxic... Read More »
Pfizer announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved their kidney cancer drug INLYTA (axinib). The treatment will be available for patients... Read More »
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland have published an article about their discovery of a new cancer vaccine approach. The therapeutic vaccine would... Read More »
Doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. have found that a leukemia drug previously thought harmful to patients’ immune systems actually... Read More »
Last Friday, the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine announced that the 2011 Nobel Prize is being awarded to three researchers for their groundbreaking... Read More »