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UK considers coronavirus-free medical centers to get cancer treatments back on track

Thousands of cancer patients in the UK have had their treatment stopped or delayed because of COVID-19, and with pressures ...

Genetic profiling: Studying how cancers evolve opening doors to personalized immunotherapy

New research into the genetic and molecular features of cancers that have spread has revealed the diversity of these tumours ...

Chemotherapy may enable the hardiest tumor cells to grow back stronger after treatment

A new study in mice has found that chemotherapy can cause some of the healthy cells surrounding a tumour to ...

Chemo drug uses cells’ natural defense mechanism to slow cancer growth

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A type of chemotherapy ...
Resveratrol in red wine might protect against cancer, but don't reach for drink just yet

Resveratrol in red wine might protect against cancer, but don’t reach for drink just yet

Kat Arney | 
Researchers in Leicester have published the results of a new study showing that relatively small doses of purified resveratrol, a chemical found ...

Gene therapy treatment for bowel cancer may be on the horizon

Nick Peel | 
Bowel cancer’s origins can often be traced back to just a single faulty gene: APC – short for adenomatous polyposis coli ...

Can new research point to origin of prostate cancer?

Misha Gajewski | 
Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men, often occurs as many smaller tumours in the same prostate, all with ...

Google developing nanotechnology to detect cancer

Henry Scowcroft | 
Last week, U.S. tech giants Google made a splash in the media, announcing plans to develop new ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ ...

Slow progress in unlocking clues to the impenetrable genetics of cancer

Henry Scowcroft | 
Researchers studying cancer’s DNA have made recent leaps forward in understanding two aspects of the disease. The first has been ...
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