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Topical Therapy Can Help Safely Reduce Side Effect Of Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

BRAF inhibitors given in pill form work by blocking a mutated gene found most commonly in melanoma, which rapidly shrinks the tumors.

Engineering T Cells To Attack Cancer Broadly

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

In the clinic, this approach would involve extracting the patient's own T cells from tumor samples, genetically engineering them to express MDA-7/IL-24, growing millions of copies of the cells in the lab and finally transplanting them back into the patient.

Positive Thinking Is Powerful During And After Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

“I can’t say for certain whether my optimism has kept me going, but it has taught me that good things can come from a bad situation. I’ve been lucky before. I could be again.”

Cancer Research 'could Be Delayed By Two Years' Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

“We need as much support as possible to ensure that our research can make up lost ground in finding the new treatments that will make a difference for patients. Cancer won’t wait.”

New Genetic Target For Blood Cancer Treatment

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

Targeting a pathway that is essential for the survival of certain types of acute myeloid leukaemia could provide a new therapy avenue for patients, the latest research has found.

Bladder Cancer Research Enters A Renaissance Period

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

After a long period of stagnation and inertia, the bladder cancer space is alive and full of innovation and activation.

How UK Researchers Commercialised CD25 As An Immunotherapy Drug Target

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

A moment the team had been dreaming of – they found their newly designed antibody caused a stronger immune response against the cells it bound to, which in turn caused tumours to shrink. “That was kind of the eureka!”

Stressed Out, The Cancer Cells That Survive Chemotherapy, But At A Cost

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

A group of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are beginning to discover new vulnerabilities in cancer cells, which emerge when they enter 'survival mode'

Interview With The VeChain Blockchain Team

Posted in Business, Online on 7th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

A blockchain allows a business operation that is completely secure and transparent from end-to-end. With it, every data relevant to each transaction can be safely stored and accessed by anyone since it is a distributed database.

Interview With The Theta Blockchain Team

Posted in Interviews, Online, Software on 6th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

The Theta blockchain is a decentralized video content delivery network and cryptocurrency. This innovative platform provides both technical and economic solutions to the problems facing the streaming sector.

Cancer Drug Lessens The Toxicity Of A Protein From COVID-19 Virus

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Discovery opens door to testing more effective drugs for treating COVID-19 patients

Lung Cancer Resistance: The Key Is Glucose

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

The ability of TANs to metabolize glucose efficiently seems to bestow the tumor with the ability to resist treatment, at least in lung cancer.