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Common Questions About the New Coronavirus Outbreak


The new coronavirus disease, called COVID-19, is front and center in many people’s minds. This is likely to be worrisome for many people, especially for cancer patients and their families. Cancer patients are among those at high risk of serious illness from an infection because their immune syst... Read More

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Brain cancer: Lithium may restore cognitive function after radiation


Radiation treatment saves lives, but it can also have a detrimental effect on the brain. New findings suggest that a well-known medication can reverse the damage. Lithium could become the "first pharmacological treatment. Trusted Source of cognitive late effects in childhood cancer survivors," a... Read More

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Microarray Technologies


It is a technology which is used to measure the expression levels of large numbers of genotype multiple regions of a genome or genes simultaneously. Microarray technology may be defined as a high-throughput and versatile technology used for parallel gene expression analysis for thousands of genes of... Read More

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Finding a cure for Fido's brain cancer may help us find a cure for ourselves


Cancer research using experimental models--everything from cancer cells in a dish to patient tumors transplanted in mice--has been extremely useful for learning more about the disease and how we might treat it. For some cancers, however, these models have failed to provide sufficient insight for... Read More

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CRISPR-edited immune cells can survive and thrive after infusion into cancer patients


Genetically-edited immune cells can persist, thrive, and function months after a cancer patient receives them, according to new data published by researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. The team showed cells removed from patients and brought back into the la... Read More

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