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Zebrafish offers skin cancer clues


April 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Zebrafish has offered new hope to people with melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer.Researchers identified SETDB1 as a new gene that promotes the growth of melanoma and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skin cancer pill shrinks tumour in 80 percent cases


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A pill that retards the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing "remarkable" results in early trials. The experimental drug helped shrink tumours in 80 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Skin cancer pill showing ‘remarkable’ results, say researchers


August 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Researchers say that a pill that helps slow the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing 'remarkable' results in early trials.The drug, PLX4032, works by inhibiting a 'faulty' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New skin cancer pills ‘can shrink tumours by up to 50pc’


July 24th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed two daily pills, which can halt skin cancer in its tracks by shrinking tumours, even in the most advanced stages.The drugs target the harmful ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New pills shrink cancer tumours by half


July 24th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Scientists at a British laboratory have developed two pills which can halt the spread of skin cancer by shrinking deadly tumours by half. Scientists at the GlaxoSmithKline drugs firm ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Older women with diabetes at higher colon cancer risk


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Older women with diabetes face a more than doubled risk for some types of colorectal cancer, according to a new research team.Diabetes has been identified as a colon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People living in volcanic areas ‘at increased thyroid cancer risk’


November 6th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people living in volcanic areas may be at a higher risk of thyroid cancer.In the study, Gabriella Pellegriti, M.D., Ph.D., of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Spectacular’ treatment for skin cancer developed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): American scientists have developed, what is being hailed as a "simply spectacular" treatment for skin cancer that could shrink the tumours at a "rapid and dramatic" rate in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hormone therapy may protect women from colorectal cancer


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic scientists has found that hormone therapy use is linked to a significantly lower colorectal cancer risk.However, the mechanisms for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Significant discovery may pave way for child brain tumour cure


November 2nd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): A significant discovery by researchers at Cambridge University could help cure deadly brain tumours in kids, according to a new study.The researchers have pinpointed a rearrangement of ... Read more...

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