chemotherapy
Contributors
Contributors
Kate Yandell | Apr 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Making Cancer More Transparent
Making Cancer More Transparent
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2013
A decade into the age of genomics, science is generating a flood of data that will help in the quest to eradicate the disease.
Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow
Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow
Tomasz M. Beer | Apr 1, 2013
Advances in genomics and cancer biology will alter the design of human cancer studies.
After Chemo
After Chemo
Ellen A. Walker | Apr 1, 2013
Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.
Science Loses Two More
Science Loses Two More
Kate Yandell | Mar 6, 2013
Oncologist Jane C. Wright and physics Nobel-winner Donald Glaser have died.
Chemo for Stroke?
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 27, 2012
A chemotherapy medication designed to kill cancer may prevent neuronal death after stroke, according to a study in mice.
Fasting Heightens Chemotherapy Benefits
Hannah Waters | Feb 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.
Double the Mutations
Hannah Waters | Jan 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.
Communication helps target tumors
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 20, 2011
Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.