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Medicine

Flinders University Trial To Evaluate New Blood Test For Personalized Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

The research team will expand clinical trial studies to determine whether the test can be used for new indications such as monitoring the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.

Early Detection And Treatment Is Key In Skin Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

“Prevention starts at a young age with sunscreen and sun health,” she said. “And the earlier these tumors are diagnosed, the better the chance of survival.”

Researchers Reveal A Promising Target For Designing Anti-cancer Therapies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Learning more about a single enzyme linked to many types of this disease could lead to more effective treatments.

Understanding New Resting Phase Of Stem Cells Could Help Put Glioma Tumors To Sleep

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

"That was an interesting finding from our results, that quiescence itself could be a different biological process," Plaisier says. "It's also a potential point where we could look for new drug treatments. If we could push more cells into that quiescent state, the tumors would become less aggressive."

Rebel Cell: Book Review

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Geneticist and award-winning science writer Kat Arney takes the reader back to the dawn of life on planet Earth right up to the present day to get to the heart of what cancer really is and how by better understanding it we might one day overcome it. There is PTN's review of the book.