RSSArchive for February, 2010

Complete Genomic Sequencing Of Brain Cancer Cell Line Performed

Complete Genomic Sequencing Of Brain Cancer Cell Line Performed

In what could be a basis for personalized treatments based on an individual cancer sufferer’s unique biological signature, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have performed the first complete genomic sequencing of a brain cancer cell line. According to this Science Daily article, such personalized treatment could mean more effective, less toxic treatment and an ability […]

Enzyme To ‘Clean Off’ Cancer Cells Identified

According to Science Daily, researchers have discovered an enzyme that has the ability to rid cells of a particular gene that is thought to be responsible of many different cancers. It has been found by scientists Dr Jorg Hartkamp and Dr Stefan Roberts that a protease called HtrA2 has the ability to ‘clean’ an oncogene […]

German Invention - The Scalpel Detecting And Removing Cancer Cells

German Invention – The Scalpel Detecting And Removing Cancer Cells

One of the major drawbacks of the surgical removal of cancerous tissues and tumor is the destruction of health cells and tissues. There is not much that can be done about it as human precision has its own limits, if only there was software or a program which enabled the scalpel to identify healthy tissues […]