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Anticancer Therapies – News and Features

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Microgravity Shrinks Astronaut Kidneys

The structure and function of the kidneys is altered by space flight, with galactic radiation causing permanent damage that would jeopardise any mission to Mars, according to a new study led by researchers from UCL.
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AI Can Design Personalized Cancer Treatments To Help Prevent Relapse, Study Finds

University of Oxford researchers have leveraged the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to develop personalised cancer treatments which could be more effective at preventing patient relapse.
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Promising Approach To Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence Identified

Researchers have identified a mechanism that wakes up dormant breast cancer cells and demonstrated that preventing the mechanism can significantly improve treatment outcomes.
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Algae-Based Microbots Deliver Cancer Drugs Directly to Lung Tumors

Combining biology and nanotechnology, researchers have developed algae-based “microbots” to deliver drugs directly to lung tumors in mice – with the approach showing promise for reducing tumor growth and increasing survival.
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Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Colorectal Cancer in Trial

Results from a new trial indicate that immunotherapy could successfully be used to treat the most common form of colorectal cancer.
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AI Spots Cancer Months Before Standard Methods

An artificial intelligence-powered method for detecting tumor DNA in blood has shown unprecedented sensitivity in predicting cancer recurrence, in a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.
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Reinvigorating Exhausted Immune Cells May Kickstart Anti-Cancer Therapy

Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory have not only identified how two immune cells work together to fight cancer but also revealed the cascade of molecules that help coordinate this attack.
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Why Many Non-Smoking Lung Cancer Patients Face Worse Outcomes

The reason why targeted treatment for non-small cell lung cancer fails to work for some patients, particularly those who have never smoked, has been discovered by researchers from UCL, the Francis Crick Institute and AstraZeneca.
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Secondary Cancer Risk Low Following CAR T-Cell Therapy, Study Finds

New research illustrates that the risk of secondary cancers following CAR T-cell therapy is low.
Tumor microenvironment.
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“Unexpected” Kidney Cancer Drug Resistance Mechanism Uncovered

For nearly two decades, how kidney cancer becomes resistant to rapalog drugs has baffled the scientific community. Now a study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Kidney Cancer Program sheds light
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