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What is the latest news in cancer research. How many of you read the recent article about stem cell cancer containing genome, isnt that encouraging

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Asked by thyagarajan mahadevan, 16 Aug '09 12:13 pm
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Yes , it's really encouraging.
US scientists have discovered a compound that targets and destroys cancer stem cells, a type of rare cell that some scientists believe are responsible for driving tumour growth, and that appear to be resistant to existing anti-cancer therapies.

Bee sting toxin harnessed to kill tumour cells
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US scientists have isolated the toxin in bee venom and attached it to tiny nanospheres designed to target tumour cells.

Scientists take the first step to targeted treatment for stomach cancer
(12.08.2009)
Researchers have identified a protein that plays an important role in the development of stomach cancers and that could one day be a target for new treatments for the disease, according to research published today* (Wednesday) in the British Journal of Cancer. ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 16 Aug '09 12:29 pm

 
  
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But still long time before this tech if fully exploited for the comman people
Answered by niraj periwal, 16 Aug '09 12:20 pm

 
  
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