Tomatoes May Combat the Damaging Effects of Radiation

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester have discovered that lycopene – the red pigment in tomatoes – is extremely successful at guarding against the harmful effects of radiation. Dr Ruth Edge from The University of Manchester, together with her colleagues Professor George Truscott from Keele University and Professors Fritz Boehm & Christian […]

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Cancer Spreads from Tapeworm to Human Host

In 2013, doctors in Colombia found unusual tumour cells in the lungs and lymph nodes of a 41-year-old HIV-positive patient. This mystified the medical team who were unable to make sense of the biopsies because although the cells looked like cancer cells, they did not look like any cancer cells they had ever seen before. The […]

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Liquid Biopsy of Cerebrospinal Fluid Offers Less Invasive, More Effective Policing of Brain Tumours

According to recent research conducted at the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology´s (VHIO) Gene Expression and Cancer Group, led by Joan Seoane, and published in the journal, Nature Communications, exploiting cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) as liquid biopsy for the potential prognosis, treatment, identification and tracking of brain tumour genomic alterations not only in real-time but over time […]

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