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How ’self-eating’ cells safeguard against cancer


February 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists have made an important discovery concerning how fledgling cancer cells self-destruct, which has the potential of impacting on future cancer therapies.The Trinity College Dublin group was ... Read more...

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Compound boosts cancer-killing properties of agent in trials


June 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that adding a second agent may make a new, experimental anti-cancer drug effective against a ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for melanoma identified


April 16th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Researchers at Albany Medical College claim to have identified a potential therapeutic target for melanoma.The team led by Dr Andrew Aplin, an associate professor of Cancer Biology at ... Read more...

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Scientists turn cancer cells” bodyguard into their assassin


November 26th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): American researchers have been successful in turning a protein called Bcl-2 from a trusted cancer cell bodyguard into their assassin. Researchers at Oregon State University and the ... Read more...

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Newly created peptide turns cancer friend into foe


October 8th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): A team of American scientists has created a peptide that binds to Bcl-2, a protein that protects cancer cells from programmed cell death, and converts it into ... Read more...

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Traditional herbal medicine may help fight pancreatic cancer


May 20th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer at Jefferson in Philadelphia have found that a herb used in traditional medicine by many Middle Eastern countries might help in the ... Read more...

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