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New computer model may aid personalised cancer care

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 15:12

Scientists have developed a new mathematical model to predict how a patient`s tumour is likely to behave and which of several possible treatments is most likely to be effective.

New method may aid personalised cancer care

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 15:43

A novel computer model that can predict the behaviour of a patient`s tumour may lead to an efficient and personalised cancer care soon.

New drug shows promise for `triple-negative` breast cancer patients

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 15:04

Researchers have found that adding the chemotherapy drug carboplatin or the angiogenesis inhibitor Avastin to standard chemotherapy drugs resulted in a sharp decline in women suffering from "triple-negative" breast cancer.

Eating nuts tied to fewer cancer, heart disease deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:58

People who eat a diet rich in nuts, including peanuts, are less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, new research suggests.

Exercise boosts brain health: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 15:49

Scientists have found that a molecule produced in the brain during exercise can boost mental health due to its neuroprotective effects.

New compound to treat heart failure

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:11

Scientists have discovered a new molecular pathway responsible for causing heart failure and showed that a prototype drug blocks this pathway to protect the heart from damage.

Aspirin can extend life for some colorectal cancer patients

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 20:15

Aspirin therapy can extend the life of colorectal cancer patients whose tumours carry a specific mutation, a new study has claimed.

Compound that triggers cancer cell death developed

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 19:07

A research group from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has developed a compound that can cause cancer cells to kill themselves.

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