How to identify which cancer drugs work best for each patient

Posted in Hardware on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

An implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy.

Brain barrier opened for first time to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Doctors have opened and closed the brain's protector, the blood-brain barrier, on demand. The breakthrough will allow drugs to reach diseased areas that are otherwise blocked.

Cancer experts predict the end of chemotherapy in 20 years

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have declared that more effective cancer treatments will soon replace chemotherapy thanks to a world-first project to find the genes responsible for cancers.