Cancer Research | The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News - Part 2
Today’s Solutions: July 12, 2024

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Mimicking cancer therapy has potential application in treating malaria

Parasites are organisms that feed off a host and can sometimes be dangerous to humans by causing disease. One of the most impactful to human health is the strain of Plasmodium, the culprit of malaria. This disease is spread through mosquitoes carrying the parasite which brings about a number of Read More...

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New research shows dogs may be able to help us treat cancer

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. Now, they are taking on a role as man’s best medical insight and playing a critical role in helping cure cancerous tumors. Diffuse glioma is the most common malignant tumor that can grow in the brain and dogs and humans happen to develop them at very Read More...

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New discovery could pave the way to ‘one-size-fits-all’ cancer treatment

Scientists at Cardiff University have made a huge discovery that could completely change the way cancers are treated. Basically, the scientists were looking for "unconventional" and previously undiscovered ways the immune system naturally attacks tumors. What they found was a T-cell inside Read More...

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Cancer research gets a boost from venture capital

Jessica Wapner | April/May 2010 issue The “war on cancer” has been going on for decades, yet victory is still nowhere in sight. Andy Rachleff, a venture capitalist turned philanthropist, is trying to speed things up by funding research by young scientists with new ideas. After he watched Read More...