Tagged: cancer

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,...

Using nanotechnology in cancer research

Biomedical researchers in Bergen are applying nanotechnology to mimic the body’s natural processes, create new blood vessels to supply engineered tissue, and deepen our understanding of cancer. They receive funding for this valuable work...

New centre for stem cell research ready for action

The Research Council has played a key role in establishing the new national centre for stem cell research which recently opened its doors in Oslo. The establishment of the centre was made possible by...

First-ever European Palliative Care Research Centre

A first-ever pan-European centre devoted to improving patient palliative care and end-of-life care was officially launched Thursday, October 15, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), with the opening of the European...

Bayer and Oslo-based Algeta enter global agreement

Bayer Schering Pharma, Germany, has entered into a global agreement with Algeta ASA, Oslo, Norway, for the development of the cancer drug Alpharadin. Alpharadin is currently being evaluated in a global phase III trial...

Design competition: ‘A tribute to women’

Pierre Robert and the Norwegian fashion magazine KK have launched a big design competition. They want to promote Norwegian design and simultaneously support the Norwegian Cancer Society and the Norwegian Breast Cancer Society’s Pink...

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...