The compound is an alkaloid named haemanthamine and binds to the ribosome, the scientists established.Mar 01, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
The aim of neoadjuvant chemotherapy is to eliminate active cancer cells – producing a complete response – before surgery.Feb 12, 2018, 18:22 PM IST
Symptoms of liver cancer can include upper abdominal pain or swelling, loss of weight or appetite, white chalky stools, and general fatigue.Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
A clinical trial was launched in January to test the effect of the treatment in humans with lymphoma, cancer of the lymphatic system.Feb 01, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
For tumours to grow and spread, cancer cells must make larger than normal amounts of nucleic acids and protein, so they can replicate themselves.Jan 02, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
However, the content of EVs in urine is extremely low, at less than 0.01 per cent of the total fluid volume, which becomes a major barrier to their diagnostic utility.
Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer that stops healthy blood cell production. Chemotherapy is the standard treatment, but improvements are needed as the five-year survival rate in patients older than 60 is only 5-15 per cent.
Although only five percent of skin cancer cases involve melanoma, it causes the majority of deaths from the disease.Dec 20, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
The researchers noted that they have found a way to extract the cancer-killing immune cells from donor blood and then multiply them by the million.Nov 27, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Researchers say that there is evidence to include these drugs in further clinical investigations.Nov 24, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
The study conducted by the researchers from University of Guelph, Ontario, has identified a protein called cadherin-22, a potential factor in cancer metastasis or the spread of cancer.
Some of the oldest chemotherapy drugs known as alkylating agents kill cancer cells by adding groups of carbon and hydrogen atoms to or alkylating DNA.
For the study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the team injected mice with chloroquine and followed it by an injection of nanoparticles.Nov 08, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is the most prevalent neurological complication of anti-cancer treatment and a common dose-limiting side effect.Oct 24, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Secondary cancer, known as metastasis, is the most common cause of death in breast cancer patients as there are few effective treatments once it has taken root.Oct 24, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
For reducing the influx of patients in the hospital and cut down the struggle which a patient and the family has to undergo while seeking treatment, this step has been taken.Oct 10, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
Researchers say that this compound can be very useful for a country like India, which is seeing a growth in cancer cases.Oct 10, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
The researchers plan to sell the drug to pharmaceutical companies, halving its price, so the firms can use it first as a research material, the newspaper said.Oct 09, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
The researchers found that of cancer drugs approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) between 2009 and 2013, 57 percent (39/68) had no supporting evidence of better survival or quality of life when they entered the market.Oct 06, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
The test is suitable for women, who have a hormone-driven breast cancer type known as Oestrogen receptor positive HER2 negative which accounts for most breast cancer patients.Oct 02, 2017, 19:11 PM IST