Researchers have discovered a protein key to cancer's spread and relapse. It could lead to new treatments that ditch unfortunate side effects.
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A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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Chemo can cause neuropathy, which includes strange sensations, pain, fatigue, or loss of muscle coordination. New research points to cancer's role.
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Light-responsive biomaterials, such as the 2D nanosheets, "have a strong potential for developing the next generation of noninvasive, precise, and controllable medical devices."
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Researchers have pinpointed a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer to rapidly grow in animal models and how to "switch it off."
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A new app helps doctors weigh the risks of delaying cancer treatment during the pandemic against the risk of COVID-19 infection while getting that care.
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"Patients often ask 'Why am I so unlucky? Why did my cancer spread?' As doctors, we never had an answer... This research provides an explanation."
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