Chemotherapy

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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Gold Nanorods Target Tumors

Gold Nanorods Target Tumors

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed tiny gold rods capable of singling out tumorous cells and destroying them without damaging nearby healthy tissue. The gold nanorods absorb energy from near infrared light and then focus that ...

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New Infrared Camera to Help Fight Cancer

New Infrared Camera to Help Fight Cancer

Researchers from the Argonne National Laboratory have developed an infrared camera that can take a thermal image of the head and neck area of cancer patients. The images will help medical staff predict which patients are likely to develop severe ...

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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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Zapping Cancer

When tumor cells resistant to chemotherapeutic drugs were subjected to very low intensity electrical stimulation, the cells acquired sensitivity to the anti-cancer drug doxorubicin. This effect has the potential to reform treatment especially for malignant tumors that are refractory to ...

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