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Researchers Use Lasers to Fry Cancer Cells

A new study conducted at the University of Colorado takes tackling cancer to a whole new level by using gold nanoparticles to fry the tumors. …

Cancer

This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

When it comes to treating cancer, surgeons want to get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during tumor removal. Now a new technology—the …

Fitness May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Aerobic fitness seems to alter the interior workings of cells in ways that may substantially lower the risk of breast cancer.<p>A new study with female rats found that those that were the most fit were much less likely than other animals to develop cancer after exposure to a known carcinogen, even if …

Killing cancer with vitamin C: Hype or hope?

There are few cancer treatments that give patients long-term hope of survival. Could vitamin C be the missing link?<p>The number of people who die from …

5 new life-saving cancer developments

New studies are paving the way for faster diagnosis, better treatment — and more lives saved.<p>Cancer. We're all touched by it in one way or another, …

Scientists develop tiny robots that drill into cancer cells to kill them

Tiny new robots are proving to be life-saving tools in the fight against cancer. As first reported in the journal Nature, scientists at Durham …

Cancer

How a simple ethanol injection could revolutionize some cancer treatments

Scientists have known for some time that ethanol can kill cancer cells, but several limitations held it back from becoming a broadly used treatment. …

Cancer

Molecular nanosubmarines can target and kill specific cancer cells

In 2015, scientists from Rice University revealed they had created light-driven nanosubmarines. These tiny molecular machines were activated by …

Breast cancer 'game changer' here - but only for women who can afford it

A new drug described as a "game changer" for women with a common and incurable type of breast cancer is now available in New Zealand - but only to …

Cancer: Novel cell death technique may be better than chemo

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy are typically used to treat cancer, but they do not work for all patients with the disease. In a new …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

Microscopic lasers may stop tumours spreading around the body

IT IS more than 50 years since “Fantastic Voyage” hit the silver screen. The film’s premise, shrinking a submarine and her crew of doctors to the …

Light-controlled nanoscale buzz saws kill cancer cells by drilling holes in them

Rice University scientists broke records in 2005 when they constructed the world’s smallest car, a single-molecule “nanocar” boasting a chassis, …

Nanotech

This New Nanotechnology Helps Killing Cancer Cells Without Harming Healthy Cells

Chemotherapy has helped a great number of cancer patients over the time we’ve been using it for treatment. However, at the same time as it destroying …

Cancer

These tiny, light-activated nanomachines can kill cancer cells within minutes

50,000 of them are the width of a strand of human hair<p>Scientists have developed tiny, light-activated nanomachines that can drill into cancer cells and kill them within minutes.<p>Last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists who discovered how to build these nanomachines out of …

Motorized molecules use light to drill into and kill cancer cells

Researchers from the UK’s Durham University and the US’s Rice and North Carolina State universities have detailed a type of molecule that can kill …

Light-driven spinning molecules used as cancer killers

Spinning molecules driven by light could be used as armour-piercing missiles to kill cancer cells, new research suggests.<p>Scientists say another …

New ‘hit-and-run’ gene editing tool temporarily rewrites genetics to treat cancer and HIV

CAR T immunotherapies are all the rage in the medical community, reprogramming a patient’s immune system to fight cancer. For some patients, they’ve …

Nanomachines that drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated.<p>In one test conducted at Durham University the …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Statins linked to lower breast cancer rates, Brummie experts say

There is a "strong indication" that taking statins is linked to lower rates of breast cancer, research suggests.<p>A 14-year study of more than one …

Cancer

Cancer treatment may kill tumors without side effects

An experimental cancer treatment that works in part by triggering the body’s immune system to help destroy cancer cells was effective in tests, and …

Anti-cancer breakthrough CICD can eradicate tumours, researchers say

The method, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), completely removed tumours in experimental models.<p>Current treatments like chemotherapy, …

Scientists have developed quantum dots to improve visualization of tumour for early diagnosis

Scientists have <b>developed</b> a nanosystem using "quantum dots" that will help improve visualisation of a tumour, paving the way for early …

Meditation can make us happy, but can it also make us good?

<i>Nick Romeo is a critic and journalist based in Palo Alto, Calif.</i><p>Robert Wright’s “Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment” promises to show not just that meditation helps people live happier lives but that it promotes a vision of the world that is …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Immune Design’s quest for a cancer vaccine could go the distance

Developing a cancer vaccine is a tricky business. For many drugmakers, the path has been a long and challenging one.<p>Immune Design Corp.’s efforts …

How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer

The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data …

Breast Cancer Patient Pursues Oncoplastic Surgery At Tufts Medical Center

BOSTON (CBS) — Many women diagnosed with breast cancer undergo at least two surgeries, one to remove the cancer and one for reconstruction. But what …

What's the Most Important Drug in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals' Pipeline?

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has a slew of clinical trials going on, and studies evaluating REGN-2810 could be the most important.<p><b>Regeneron</b> …