cancer research

Implantable immunotherapy "factory" fights cancer faster, more effectively

Posted in Medicine on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have developed a marshmallow-like implant that can train a patient’s immune system to fight off cancer.

UK cancer research studies fell 32% in first year of Covid, say charities

Posted in Business, Medicine on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

National Cancer Research Institute says funding was hit as charity shops closed and fundraising events cancelled due to pandemic.

Medical Imaging for Translational Cancer Research Center Opens at the University of Oklahoma

Posted in Business, Medicine on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

The new National Institutes of Health COBRE center at the University of Oklahoma will galvanize multidisciplinary biomedical research and support junior faculty.

Screening Platform IDs 95% of Stage 1 Pancreatic Cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

“we can greatly reduce the mortality from this disease which will soon become the second-leading cause of cancer mortality in the U.S.”

Creating Tailored Cancer Vaccines With "Plug-and-Play" Tech

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists have created a pipeline for identifying, prioritising and evaluating potential tumour antigens for the fast generation of cancer vaccines, according to a report published today in eLife.