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News tag: chemotherapy


Rose-hip extract may help increase effectiveness of chemotherapy

20 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Herbal extract rose-hip makes cancerous cells less resistant, allowing chemotherapy to effectively reduce cancerous cells, new study found. Associate professor Patrick Martin, Ph.D. at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University led a team of scientists that applied herbal extract rose-hip to cancerous cells in patients of the study. Scientists…


‘Endoscope’-style device combats cancer cells

5 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Endoscope, the tool doctors have used for a long time to examine patients and detect illnesses, will likely get an upgrade that will make it capable of zapping tumors as well. This advancement, currently developed at the University of Buffalo, could increase effectiveness of chemotherapy, reduce its side effects, and…


New drug against bladder cancer shows impressive results

28 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new drug, called MPDL3280A, is the only alternative to current practices involving chemotherapy prevalent for bladder cancer. The drug received the support of researchers, who call it a major breakthrough in bladder cancer research. Bladder cancer is the 7th leading cause of deaths in the US. Bladder cancer develops…


Cancer research receives help from online database

11 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Researchers from the Microbial Institute of Technology,  the Bioinformatics Center have published a new cancer database containing a list of proteins and peptides that help fight against cancer. The announcement was made yesterday by Dr. Gajendra Rahava, lead researcher and eminent scientist. Collected in time from various cancer research resources…