Tag Archives: Cancer treatment

Mapping cancer’s ‘social networks’ opens new approaches to treatment

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have designed a computer model that applies techniques used to analyse social networks to identify new ways of treating cancer, according to research published in PLOS Computational Biology. The model analyses the unique behaviours of cancer-causing proteins – … Continue reading

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New smart robot accelerates cancer treatment research

A new smart research robot accelerates research on cancer treatments by finding optimal treatment combinations.  Complex diseases like cancer are almost exclusively treated by combining several different drugs. These combinations are typically composed from drugs that show an effect on … Continue reading

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New general concept for the treatment of cancer

A team of researchers from five Swedish universities, led by Karolinska Institutet and the Science for Life Laboratory, have identified a new way of treating cancer. The concept is presented in the journal Nature and is based on inhibiting a specific enzyme … Continue reading

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Racial disparities in health care among older male cancer survivors

Older African-American and Hispanic men who have survived cancer are less likely than their white counterparts to see a specialist or receive basic preventive care, such as vaccinations, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Researchers examined … Continue reading

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