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After Chemo

By Ellen A. Walker | April 1, 2013

Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.

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Science Loses Two More

By Kate Yandell | March 6, 2013

Oncologist Jane C. Wright and physics Nobel-winner Donald Glaser have died.


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Chemo for Stroke?

By Edyta Zielinska | February 27, 2012

A chemotherapy medication designed to kill cancer may prevent neuronal death after stroke, according to a study in mice.


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Fasting Heightens Chemotherapy Benefits

By Hannah Waters | February 8, 2012

Starvation paired with cancer drugs slowed or stopped unchecked cell growth in yeast and mouse models of cancer, outpacing or matching the isolated effects of chemo.


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Double the Mutations

By Hannah Waters | January 30, 2012

Irradiated sperm of young male mice induce mutations in eggs upon fertilization, a phenomenon that may pose risks for the children of cancer survivors.


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Communication helps target tumors

By Jessica P. Johnson | June 20, 2011

Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.


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