cancer

Injecting immune stimulants turns tumors into "cancer vaccine factories"

Posted in Medicine on 9th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new way of supercharging the body's immune system so that it can take the upper hand and destroy tumor cells around the body.

Melanin injections found to highlight and hinder tumors

Posted in Medicine on 8th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

The pigment melanin is a natural defense against skin cancer, and now it could help fight other cancers too.

Search to uncover genetic secrets of sarcoma

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sarcoma Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP), aims to find answers to some of the most fundamental questions about this type of cancer.

Glowing chemical 'could aid brain cancer surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

A chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink could help surgeons to remove the cancer safely, a trial suggests.

University of Floridas AI finds early lung cancer with 97% sensitivity

Posted in Software on 19th Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women worldwide, according to the American Cancer Society.