Myc Transcription in Regenerating Damaged Heart

September 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Myc Transcription Factor
One of the curiosities of cancer research is why heart tissue is so much less likely to [MORE]

Nanoparticle Targeting Tumor Cells

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dendritic polyglycerol
Dendritic polyglycerols are synthesized carrier molecules to which different kinds of labels (dyes, radiolabeling) and/or therapeutics (antiviral, anticancer, anti-inflammatory [MORE]

Urine Test Predicts Bladder Cancer Early

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telomerase reverse transcriptase promoter
From a cohort of over 50,000 Iranians comes the discovery of a biomarker, the telomerase reverse transcriptase [MORE]

Imaging Tumors below the Skin

June 16, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIcro OCT imagery
American and Chinese scientists have developed “a prototype device capable of imaging through tissues at resolutions down to [MORE]

An Ultrasound Sensor for Tumor Tracking.

June 16, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Aguilar and Dr.Lee with ultrasound biosensor
Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) medical scientists have developed “. . . nanoparticles consisting of [MORE]

Sensitive and Specific Cancer Blood Test

June 9, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA methylation
In an international collaboration led by the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Mayo Clinic, researchers found a high level [MORE]

Microbial “Signature” of Cancers

May 26, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbial DNA in blood to detect cancer
“. . . a new study led by researchers from UC San Diego is [MORE]

A DNA Nanorobot in Cancer Therapy

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA nanorobot functions as cancer therapeutic
Engineers with the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing have designed an autonomous [MORE]

Acoustofluidic Salivary Exosome Isolation

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isolating salivary exosomes with acoustofluidic device
On July 23, 1885, former President Ulysses Grant strangled to death due to a squamous [MORE]

FLASH Radiotherapy

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Radiation therapy
The typical electron radiation therapy for several tumors can require about 40 sessions, during which there is a possibility [MORE]

Repurposing Drugs against Cancer

April 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Repurposed medications
MAIN does not ordinarily carry drug-related news, but in this case, repurposing existing drugs to previously unknown targets really [MORE]

Culturing Human Immune Cells

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human immune cells produced in a dish
Before lymphocytes are present in bone marrow, they are found in embryonic development of [MORE]

Developing AI for Cancer Care

March 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Machine learning
Under a four-year National Cancer Institute grant, computer scientists at Dartmouth’s Norris Cancer Center aim “to develop machine learning [MORE]

Lung Biopsy Robot

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Auris Health Monarch robotic lung biopsy
Taking a lung biopsy is notoriously tricky, risking organ collapse.  Auris Health (Redwood City, CA) [MORE]