RSSArchive for December, 2010

cancer cells

Magnetic Pulses Can ‘Burn’ Cancer Cells

A new cancer curing technique is showing promising results – a therapy that uses magnetic pulses to heat tumor cells until they die. Scientists have found that it could be possible to heat up cancer cells using tiny particles of iron oxide that vibrate when in a magnetic field. Test conducted on mice showed that […]

throat cancer

Michael Douglas Has 80% Chance of Recovery from Throat Cancer

Doctors have given throat cancer sufferer, Michael Douglas an 80% chance of recovery. His discovery of having throat cancer was followed by rigorous chemotherapy and radiation treatments, which did bring to mind, the prospect of dying says the actor. His condition and its treatment has put a “little perspective on mortality, obviously,” says the actor. […]