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Found! Brain tumour culprit


October 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Scientists have pinned down a culprit that allows brain tumours to survive and grow.An international team identified the key role played by kynurenine, by-product of the ... Read more...

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New way of treating lung cancer soon


October 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered the mechanism by which aggressive lung cancers re-grow following chemotherapy, offering hope for new therapies.The study, conducted by a team from Monash (Australia), ... Read more...

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Molecule able to fight brain cancer found


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Extending the hope to live longer than expected for patients suffering from brain cancer, a team of scientists has found a molecule that is able ... Read more...

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Early treatment can cure compulsive handwashing


April 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Compulsive handwashing, the most conspicuous symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children, can be cured with early recognition and treatment.OCD in childhood or adolescence often becomes ... Read more...

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Early recognition, treatment can control obsessive-compulsive disorder


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that appropriate early recognition and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is often diagnosed too late in children and adolescents, can positively affect the course of ... Read more...

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Cheap, fast test identifies aggressive type of lung cancer in never-smokers


February 26th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): US researchers have found that an inexpensive and rapid testing method can effectively identify a sub-group of never-smoking lung cancer patients whose tumors express a molecule associated with ... Read more...

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Tumours capable of making their own blood vessels: Study


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that tumours don't rely on their host's blood vessels for nourishment because they can make their own blood vessels.The findings offer an explanation ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘Magic pill’ for men with aggressive prostate cancer (re-sue)


October 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A study from the Institute of Cancer Research based in London and Surrey indicates that a potentially life-prolonging pill for men with aggressive prostate cancer could be available ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘Magic pill’ for men with aggressive prostate cancer


October 12th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A study from the Institute of Cancer Research based in London and Surrey indicates that a potentially life-prolonging pill for men with aggressive prostate cancer could be available ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive skin cancer identified


September 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin ... Read more...

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Peach, plum extracts kill breast cancer cells


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Breast cancer cells, even the most aggressive type, died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests. Texas AgriLife Research (TALR) scientists say the results are ... Read more...

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Peaches, plums can help fight breast cancer


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Peach and plum extracts can help fight breast cancer cells, according to lab tests at Texas AgriLife Research.AgriLife Research scientists say two phenolic compounds are responsible for the ... Read more...

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Coffee, green tea may slow brain cancer growth


February 1st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): A group of scientists has said that caffeine found in coffee and green tea could effectively slow the growth of brain cancer tumours.According to the researchers at ... Read more...

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Scientists make breakthrough in small-cell lung cancer


January 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a way to predict which patients with small-cell lung cancer may be resistant to first-line chemotherapy.This breakthrough made by Researchers for TGen Clinical Research Services ... Read more...

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Ball that bowled Ponting was the most career satisfying: Swann


August 5th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.5 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said the ball that bowled Australian captain Ricky Ponting for 17 in the second innings of the just concluded Edgbaston Test was the most ... Read more...

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Marijuana use linked to higher testicular cancer risk


February 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has revealed that frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man''s risk of developing ... Read more...

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Potential colon cancer biomarker identified


January 16th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Researchers at University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a new biomarker that could help predict a person''s risk of developing colon cancer and how aggressive it may ... Read more...

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Scientists identify molecule that targets brain tumours


December 30th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Davis have announced that they have found a molecule that targets a highly deadly form of cancer called glioblastoma. Revealing their ... Read more...

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New vaccine offers protection against breast cancer


September 15th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Researchers from Wayne State University have developed and successfully tested a breast cancer vaccine that shows promise to treat women with treatment-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer, and prevent ... Read more...

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New drug cocktail helps advanced breast cancer patients live longer


June 4th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at Loyola University Medical Center have reported the best survival rate to date in patients with an aggressive type of advanced breast cancer after using a ... Read more...

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Link between tumour suppressor gene and liver cancer traced


June 4th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have found a link between tumour suppressor gene and liver cancer.In the study, the researchers have not only confirmed that ... Read more...

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Radiation seed, chemotherapy wafer implants combo may treat cancerous brain tumours


January 20th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Dual implantation of radiation seeds and chemotherapy wafers following surgery may help treat cancerous brain tumours, according to a new study.The finding, based on a study, led by ... Read more...

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Brain cancer drug study shows promising results


December 16th, 2007 - 11:30 am ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A study on the use of Avastin, a drug used to extend the survival of patients with the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer called glioblastoma ... Read more...

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Breast cancer blocking protein may play key role in pancreatic cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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