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Long-sought-after anti-cancer agent synthesized


February 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): For the first time, Yale University scientists have synthesized a chemical compound, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that may target and destroy cancer ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist discovers cold virus that kills cancer


October 21st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A study lead by a scientist of Indian origin discovered that a common virus, which can cause coughing and mild diarrhoea, has an ability to kill cancer.The scientists ... Read more...

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Combination treatment ineffective for advanced melanoma patients


June 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): The combination of two different chemotherapies and a previously approved treatment for kidney and liver cancers is not effective against advanced melanoma, a rare form of skin cancer, ... Read more...

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New class of compounds can kill cancer cells with fewer side effects


November 20th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has identified a new class of compounds called phosphaplatins that can kill ovarian, testicular, head and neck cancer cells ... Read more...

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Virus that improves anti-cancer drugs efficacy unveiled


November 8th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 7 (ANI): A Canadian researcher team says that the efficacy of anti-cancer drugs in destroying tumours, or in keeping them in check, may be improved with the aid of ... Read more...

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Just one chemo jab can cure testicle cancer


October 6th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Just a single dose of chemotherapy drug can help cure a common form of testicular cancer in many patients, according to a new study.Researchers at Southampton ... Read more...

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Gefitinib shows promise in treating Asian nonsmokers with lung cancer


September 16th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Researchers in Hong Kong have suggested that gefitinib should be considered a first-line therapy for non-smoking Asian patients with one of the most common types of lung ... Read more...

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