Intelligent gel attacks cancer

https://youtu.be/CaYhl2AQef0 This new injectable 'biogel' developed by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) is effective in delivering anti-cancer agents directly into cancerous tumours and killing them. The compound is made from chitosane, a biodegradable material extracted from the shells of crustaceans, to which gelling agents are added. The results of that … Continue reading Intelligent gel attacks cancer

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Nuclear medicine scan could identify who might benefit from aromatase inhibitor treatment

A new, noninvasive nuclear medicine test can be used to determine whether aromatase inhibitor treatment will be effective for specific cancer patients, according to a recent study reported in┬áThe Journal of Nuclear Medicine. The research shows that a PET scan with the ligand C-11-vorozole reliably detects aromatase in all body organs - demonstrating the value … Continue reading Nuclear medicine scan could identify who might benefit from aromatase inhibitor treatment