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Metformin may protect against liver cancer


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Metformin, a well-tolerated drug prescribed for diabetics, may also protect against liver cancer, says a new study.The study, led by Geoffrey Girnun, assistant professor of biochemistry ... Read more...

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Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancer


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have cracked one of the secrets behind the spread of cancer -- a protein that helps the disease thrive and spread through the body, besides aiding ... Read more...

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Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat


October 15th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Scientists have developed a technique that heats up and destroys kidney and liver tumours.Physicians at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus are the first to use a technique known as ... Read more...

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‘Human Lego’ paves way for artificial organs


May 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Hope to build artificial organs for human implantation has been boosted with the creation of Lego-like blocks made of human cells.Javier Fernandez and Ali Khademhosseini at the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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3-D liver trains scientists for more accurate tumour removal surgery


January 9th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): With a new system, surgeons can now use 3D, accurate images of the liver to rehearse keyhole tumour removal before real surgery, a feat that can reduce the ... Read more...

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Surgeons employ microwave to destroy tumours


February 5th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Microwave ablation is a minimally-invasive option for removing liver tumours, which has been tried out at University of California's San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center and its Cancer Centre."A ... Read more...

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New microwave technology may treat liver tumours


February 4th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Doctors at UC San Diego Medical Center and Moores UCSD Cancer Center are offering a new minimally-invasive option for treating liver tumours, called microwave ablation.A liver tumour ... Read more...

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Sorafenib drug may improve survival in primary liver cancer patients


June 29th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that sorafenib drug can improve survival rate among patients with primary liver cancer by 40 pct. The study led by the Barcelona ... Read more...

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Food dyes may help prevent cancer


April 26th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 26 (ANI): They may be known for severe health hazards, but food dyes indeed have a positive side- protection against cancer, says a new study.The study was conducted over ... Read more...

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Popping bubbles may be the new technique to treat cancer


November 20th, 2007 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): British researchers are making efforts to develop a technique for killing off cancer cells by harnessing the energy released when bubbles pop up.The research team at the University ... Read more...

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Genetically engineered virus shrinks cancerous liver tumours in humans


November 14th, 2007 - 2:55 am ICT by admin
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