breast cancer

Killing Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Killing Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Researchers at the Broad Institute and Whitehead Institute (both in Cambridge, Massachusetts) have discovered a chemical that kills breast cancer stem cells in mice. These cells are believed to be the cause of the spread of cancer and also of ...

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Cancer Detecting Bra?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could be tested for a scary disease just by putting your underwear on? This could soon become reality. Scientists from the Centre for Research and Innovation at the University of Bolton in the United ...

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Microwaving Cancer

Microwaving Cancer

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a therapeutic strategy against breast cancer, using chemotherapy and microwave energy. The method involves heating the cancer cells with special radar while conducting traditional chemotherapy treatment. This combination of microwave-generated ...

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Making T-cells Fight Tumors

A new research from Rockefeller University shows that our immune system cells can detect and destroy cancerous tumor cells in breasts and ovaries. The protein that detects the cancerous cells was identified and can be used in future immunity-based therapeutic ...

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