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chemotherapy

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3D computer model helps screen millions of chemo drugs

The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail.

By June 19, 2012

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Gaming can inspire healthy behavior, study shows

Researchers out of Stanford and HopeLab find that Re-Mission, a video game that involves killing cancer cells, activates parts of the brain involved in motivation.

By March 20, 2012

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Jane McGonigal shows how games make us resilient

Q&A With SuperBetter, the famous game designer has built a tool that is helping thousands of people overcome a wide variety of problems. It just goes to show how games can make us stronger.

By March 11, 2012

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Sci-fi author reveals series plot for cancer-ridden fan

Harry Turtledove is contacted by the friend of someone who is terminally ill with cancer. Turtledove not only releases his next book early just to the cancer patient but also agrees to call the fan to reveal details of the series.

By February 24, 2012

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By November 8, 2011

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Tiny oxygen generators improve cancer treatments

Researchers at Purdue are implanting miniature devices in tumors to generate oxygen and boost the effects of both radiation and chemotherapy.

By August 31, 2011

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Whip-smart whippersnappers at Google Science Fair

Boonsri Dickinson gets happily intimidated by school kids who are inventing cutting-edge sailboats, keeping trains from derailing, and seem on the verge of finding a cure for cancer.

By July 13, 2011

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Meta-pill delivers multiple drugs at once

Multiple-compartment pill out of Georgia Institute of Technology could deliver different drugs simultaneously to better treat diseases like cancer.

By July 8, 2011

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New imaging technique could personalize cancer therapy

Researchers devise an innovative imaging technique to study an enzyme called tubulin tyrosine ligase, which can indicate how aggressive are person's cancer is and therefore how it should be treated.

By April 19, 2011

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Robo-pharmacist readies 350,000 doses perfectly

At the University of California, San Francisco, another example of how machines are superior. But they still can't come up with a good home remedy for hiccups.

By March 11, 2011