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A New Drug for Protecting Fertility During Chemotherapy

A New Drug for Protecting Fertility During Chemotherapy

The reaserch team at Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer (Credit:Sheba Medical Center) AS101 diagram Israeli researchers developed a treatment that can be administered to women undergoing chemotherapy which can successfully prevent damage to fertility. Researchers from the Sheba Medical ...

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New Diagnostic Chip Profile Cancer in Minutes vs. Hours

New Diagnostic Chip Profile Cancer in Minutes vs. Hours

The EPFL microfluidic chip Swiss researchers developed a new silicon chip that can help identify breast cancer patients with high risk of metastasis with exceptionally high level of precision compared to existing techniques. The added bonus – results took several ...

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Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

M. Frederick Hawthorn receive the National Medal of Science from President Obama (Credit: Ryan K Morris/National Science & Technology Medals Foundation) Researchers from the University of Missouri developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully put cancer into remission ...

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Cornell’s Terahertz Chip Can Detect Skin Cancer

Cornell’s Terahertz Chip Can Detect Skin Cancer

Researchers from Cornell University have developed a novel method of generating terahertz signals using an inexpensive silicon chip. This new method has a broad range of potential applications including ones in medical imaging, security and wireless data transfer. Terahertz radiation ...

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Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Georgetown researchers were the first to determine the link between eating cruciferous vegetables and reduced cancer incidence. The medical community has known for some time that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, watercress, and cauliflower seemed to lower cancer risk. It ...

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Herpes Virus Holds New Hope for Gene Therapy

Herpes Virus Holds New Hope for Gene Therapy

Peter O’Hare PhD – Research Director Protein Trafficking and Gene Regulation Laboratory – Marie Curie Institute Scientists at the Marie Curie Institute in Surrey, England have developed a method of disbursement of therapeutic genetic material via fusion to the herpes ...

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Seeing Melanoma

Seeing Melanoma

Scientists from Washington University, St. Louis, have developed new technologies that promise to solve one of the most difficult problems melanoma patients encounter. Although few people have this kind of skin cancer, the mortality rate among them is very high. ...

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New Lung Cancer Treatment

New Lung Cancer Treatment

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts are developing a new lung cancer drug for Pfizer. Currently in the early phases of a stage 3 clinical trial, Crizotinib was successful in shrinking non-small cell ...

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