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York physicists offer novel insight into experimental cancer treatment

Physicists from the University of York have carried out new research into how the heating effect of an experimental cancer treatment works.



Measles virus improves radiotherapy treatment

An innovative new combination treatment that uses the measles virus to target cancer cells could significantly improve treatment for bowel and head & neck cancer, new research suggests.



Molecular discovery puts cancer treatment in a new perspective

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the National Institutes of Health have obtained ground-breaking new knowledge about proteases - important enzymes which, among other things, play a role in the development of cancer cells.



New hope in the fight against childhood cancer

Cancer Research UK scientists at the University of Southampton are seeing positive results in a pre-clinical trial that could bring treatments for a particular aggressive form of childhood cancer closer to reality.



Patent for molecule that helps fight cancer

A key activation molecule which enables the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, developed by the University of Southampton, has been issued a US patent.



Scientists develop ground-breaking new method of ‘starving’ cancer cells

A University of Southampton Professor, in collaboration with colleagues at the BC Cancer Agency Research Centre, have discovered a novel way of killing cancer cells.



Sniffing out bladder cancer – new diagnostic test

Researchers from the University of the West of England, the University of Liverpool and the Bristol Urological Institute have developed a device using sensor technology that may help diagnose patients with early signs of bladder cancer.



Scientists make major advances important for cancer research

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made a major advancement in understanding tissue development that has important implications for cancer.



Are solariums eight times more effective than natural sunlight?

Vitamin D is one of the key building blocks of the human immune system and the importance of vitamin D for bone density has long been recognised. A growing number of studies have shown that high levels of vitamin D can also help to combat many different forms of cancer, along with diabetes and depression.



Curie-Cancer and Sanofi cooperate in research on ovarian cancer

Sanofi and the Curie Institute, through its Curie-Cancer partnership under the Institut Carnot label, have announced the establishment of a three-year research collaboration to identify new therapeutic targets for the development of treatments for ovarian cancer.



‘Next generation’ cancer drug shows promise in early trial

A new potential cancer drug has shown promising results in an early stage clinical trial. The drug, called AUY922, could help lead to a new way to treat a wide range of cancers including breast and lung cancer.



Danish researchers expose new cause of life-threatening disease

Danish researchers have just published findings that explain a previously unknown mechanism used by cells to communicate with one another.



Curie-Cancer and Biolog-id sign partnership agreement

Within the partnership, Curie-Cancer and Biolog-id will develop a pilot system of RFID tags suitable for use in tracking cancer chemotherapy preparations



Arthritis Research UK - Promoting effective and efficient reporting

In a world increasingly focused on accountability, over 30 leading research funding organisations including Arthritis Research UK have joined forces to use a new research outcomes reporting system called Researchfish.



New strategy for defeating neuroblastoma

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a promising strategy for defeating neuroblastoma – a malignant form of cancer in children – that focuses on the so-called MYCN protein.



A new model for genetic testing in cancer patients

A research programme that will lay the foundations for anyone with cancer to have access to genetic testing has been launched with £2.7 million funding from the Wellcome Trust.



Transgene announces its invesment in ElsaLys Biotech

The Start-up company will develop therapeutic antibodies against novel targets in the fields of cancer and inflammation.



Bayer to broaden alliance with German Cancer Research Centre

Bayer HealthCare and the German Cancer Research Centre will extend their successful strategic research alliance in search of novel cancer therapeutics.



Next generation warheads in antibody drug conjugates

Spirogen and BioAtla present positive data on next-generation warheads in ADCs against cancer



Cooked tomatoes intercept cancer growth

A nutrient in cooked tomatoes has been shown in laboratory studies to slow the growth of or even kill prostate cancer cells



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