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Chromosomes

Blocking two enzymes could make cancer cells mortal

Before cell division, the long strings of the cell's DNA are wrapped firmly into the structures we know as chromosomes. This shields the cell's...
cancer cell made in 3d software

New computational strategy designed for more personalized cancer treatment

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University have developed a new computational strategy that changes exceedingly complex data into a rearranged arrange that accentuates persistent to-understanding...
A team led by Associate Professor Alexandre Chan (centre) had developed a novel approach to identify the onset of cancer-related fatigue. With him are two members of the NUS research team, Dr Maung Shwe (left) and Ms Angie Yeo (right).

Researchers demystify cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy often experience severe and persistent tiredness. In a recent study, a team led by researchers from the National University...
Neuropathy, Human body

Diagnosing neuropathy symptoms in cancer patients not exact science

Most of the cancer survivors in the U.S. who went chemotherapy tend to develop some degree of the chemotherapy-induced nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Unfortunately,...
Nanotubes

Effective method for delivering anti-cancer drugs

Cardiff University scientists have recently developed a non-toxic method for delivering anti-cancer drugs to specific parts of the human body. It basically involves a specific...
Biopsy of breast cancer

Newly discovered drugs could help tackle treatment-resistant cancers

Scientists at the Imperial College London have found another class of medication that can possibly help disease patients who never again react to existing...
Associate Professor Alexandre Chan (extreme left) with cancer survivor Ms Chan Yoke (extreme right), who had experienced cognitive impairment as a result of chemotherapy. Dr Maung Shwe (centre) is part of the research team.

Early chemobrain intervention required for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

According to an estimate, almost 50% suffer from a cognitive decline during chemotherapy. And 30% of them experience the condition a year after treatment. While current...
Professor Yoshikai Ito (left) and Dr Vaidehi Krishnan (right) were behind the study which identified that the tumour suppressor gene, RUNX3, acts as a barrier against oxidative stress in cancer cells.

Oxidative stress from missing tumour suppressor gene, RUNX3, promotes cancer progression

Analysts from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have distinguished that RUNX3, a tumor silencer quality...
3d illustration of cancer cells

Increasingly precise treatment for cancer

In translational cancer research, the key spotlight is on the impacts of hereditary and ecological factors on the danger of cancer, and in addition...

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