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IISc Bengaluru researchers discover nanomotors can lead to early detection of cancer cells

October 07, 2020 8:47 am

The team found that the nanomotors got stuck because cancer cells coat their surrounding matrix with negatively charged sugars known as sialic acids.

University of Dundee's research on destroying cancer-causing K-Ras protein shows promise

July 18, 2020 12:37 pm

In the vast majority of human diseases, amplification or genetic mutations alter the protein function in cells and this is what causes the damage that diseases wreak on the body.

From immunotherapy to Artificial Intelligence: Some recent advances in cancer treatment

October 29, 2019 4:16 pm

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) estimates, India is likely to register over 17 lakh new cancer cases and report over eight lakh deaths by 2020.

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Diet changes that can help combat the genetic condition

September 18, 2019 12:50 pm

According to a report by WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, India has the third-highest number of haematological cancers, commonly called blood cancer.

Protein that reduces spreading of cancer, binds cancer cells developed

November 19, 2017 3:35 pm

Researchers have discovered a new protein that could reduce the spread of cancer by binding the cancer cells together.

Metal carried by dinosaur-killing asteroid could kill cancer cells, cure disease

November 03, 2017 8:17 pm

Cancer cells can be targeted and destroyed with the metal from the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs about 66 million years ago, a study claims.

Believe it or not, this common food preservative can kill cancer cells

January 12, 2016 3:47 pm

Food preservatives are not that bad after all.

Salt can kill cancer cells: Study

August 13, 2014 12:16 pm

The next weapon to effectively fight cancer could be salt as researchers have found that an influx of salt into a cell triggers its death.

Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct

April 04, 2014 1:03 pm

The point of the new technique is that it is much more targeted than trying to kill cancer cells with techniques such as chemotherapy.

Tumour 'monorail' may spell doom for cancer cells

February 18, 2014 3:35 pm

Tumour cells typically invade healthy tissue by secreting enzymes that allow the invasion to take place, Jain said.