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Cancer

From solid tumors to metastatic carcinomas and leukemia: cancer is among the most common causes of death and has many faces. Keep reading for latest developments in early detection, staging, therapy and research.

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News • Iontronic technology

Slowly but steady gets the brain tumour

Researchers demonstrated how the growth of malignant brain tumours can be greatly decreased by using iontronic technology to continuously administer low doses of cancer drugs.

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Article • Benefits of seated placement

Patient positioning during cancer radiotherapy: Upright is alright

The concept of delivering radiation therapy to cancer patients seated in an upright position is undergoing a major resurgence. Evidence is already highlighting that patients feel more comfortable…

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News • Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

Telemedicine for more sustainable cancer care

Cancer care that utilizes telehealth and local care would generate 33.1% less greenhouse gas emissions than the traditional model, new research finds.

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News • Antibacterial protein as therapeutic target

Pancreatic cancer: new approach for immunotherapy

Pancreatic cancer stem cells exploit an antibacterial protein to evade the immune system. Removing this protein could pave the way to more effective immunotherapy, new research suggests.

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News • Foetal development research

Tracing back the origins of AML childhood leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a common type of blood cancer in childhood and can be diagnosed within a few months of life. New research shows that its origins can be traced back to before birth.

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News • Neuropathology

Technology offers new insights into pediatric brain tumors

A new study used new molecular analyses to unravel the biological mechanisms of pediatric brain tumors and refine their classification.

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