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Exciting New Drugs to Minimize the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Exciting New Drugs to Minimize the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Scientists have finally determined the three-dimensional structure of the receptor that causes nausea and vomiting as a result of cancer chemotherapy. In a recent study, they explain why some drugs work particularly well in ameliorating these adverse effects and how...

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New Biomarker Could Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment

New Biomarker Could Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment

A recent Mayo Clinic study suggests that needle biopsy procedures may miss higher-risk cancer that increases the risk of disease progression. Investigators recommend that men diagnosed with low-risk cancer should pursue additional testing for these chromosomal...

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Enzyme Could Be Key to Unlocking Cancer Resistance

Enzyme Could Be Key to Unlocking Cancer Resistance

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified one specific molecule, ADAR1, which is active in more than 20 tumor types. The enzyme could provide a kind of molecular radar for early cancer detection and represent a new...

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Drug Sponge to Reduce Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatment

Drug Sponge to Reduce Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatment

Inserted into the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, the sponge is meant to minimize the effect of chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors. The chemofilter is made out of an absorbent polymer coated over a 3D printed cylinder which fits...

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