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Brain cancer: Biomarker to predict chemotherapy`s effectiveness

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:08

Researchers have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma - the most common form of primary brain cancer - will respond to chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy likely to get less painful

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 23:51

In a major breakthrough that has long term implications for cancer patients, researchers have discovered the pain pathway in chemotherapy and also a potential way to block it.

Medical history created after UK toddler gets injected with eye cancer cure

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:10

An 18-month-old girl in UK, who is suffering from eye cancer, is paving way for better cancer cures after getting injected with drugs to battle her disease rather than undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

New test detects prostate cancer recurrence with much more accuracy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 21:11

Researchers in Canada have developed a new genetic "signature" to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy.

A tool to predict if you need chemotherapy or not

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 18:44

There is good news for cancer patients as scientists have discovered that by looking at changes in gene expression it is possible to predict whether a cancer patient needs further treatment.

New approach to cure blood cancer developed

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 19:23

Researchers have developed a novel and unique approach to treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), a form of blood cancer that often requires repeated chemotherapy treatments to which it grows resistant.

Laser-activated drug delivery boon to tackle cancer

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 15:00

Here comes an innovative cancer-fighting method where custom-designed nanoparticles carry and release chemotherapy drugs directly to tumour cells when triggered by a two-photon laser in the infrared red wavelength.

Immune cell therapy may revolutionize leukemia treatment

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 14:54

Researchers, who conducted study of patients with advanced leukemia, have found that 88% achieved complete remissions after being treated with genetically modified versions of their own immune cells.

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