Tagged: anti-cancer

Promising future for r84

Affitech tests exciting new anti-cancer drug candidate John Erik Stacy, 22 Feb 2011 Affitech has an exciting anti-cancer drug candidate, now known simply as r84, shown to fight cancer growth in animal trials. Like...

A pioneer in a new era of vaccines

Vaccibody puts new developments in cell biology and biotechnology to work John Erik Stacy, 6 Dec 2010 Vaccines have been so effective that many of us have all but forgotten the diseases that once...

Keeping fit to fight cancer

Inger Thune’s work and collaborations in the US John Erik Stacy Prevention and Prognosis What does exercise have to do with avoiding cancer? Dr. Inger Thune from Norway is an expert on this subject,...

Medicines From The Sea

By Science Daily Source: ScienceDaily.com For the first time, Norwegian scientists have managed to produce completely new antibiotics from bacteria found in the sea. The eleven species of bacteria that create substances that kill...

Photocure shines a light to fight cancer

Light activates drugs at the right place and time John Erik Stacy 21 Jan 2008 Photocure is based on a bright idea: use light to activate cancer drugs. The principal, called photodynamic therapy, alters...