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Covid: 2,464 new cases, highest daily recoveries today

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 2,464 Covid-19 infections today, the second time since Feb 9 that the daily case figures had dipped below the 3,000-mark. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country’s Covid-19 infection tally now stands at 264,269, of which 49,490 are active cases. There was…
bubmag
February 14, 2021
Blastoma

Promising new approach to stop growth of brain cancer cells

IMAGE: Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith is one of three senior authors publishing research on a different strategy to stop brain cancer cells from growing. view more  Credit: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (Friday, February 12, 2021 - Toronto) -- Inhibiting a key enzyme that controls a large network of proteins important in…
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February 12, 2021
Blastoma

New drug targets for childhood cancer neuroblastoma identified

The largest single cell study to date of the childhood cancer, neuroblastoma, has answered important questions about the genesis of the disease. The researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, discovered that all neuroblastomas arise from a single…
bubmag
February 5, 2021
Blastoma

A drug for diarrhea can kill aggressive cancer cells

New research suggests that a drug used to slow down an upset digestive tract may actually be useful in the treatment of cancer. The medication, called loperamide, is often used to treat diarrhea, but it can also induce the destruction of certain tumor cells.  Additional research is needed, but the…
bubmag
December 25, 2020
Blastoma

New insights into Glioblastoma invasiveness

One of the hallmarks of Glioblastoma (GBM), the most aggressive type of brain cancer, is its high invasive capacity, which leads to its expansion into the normal brain tissue. GBM cells insinuate themselves in the interstitial space of the neural tissue and migrate along blood vessels to more distant locations…
bubmag
December 11, 2020
Blastoma

New Drug Approved for Neuroblastoma Based on MSKCC Research

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for a new drug for certain patients with neuroblastoma based on response rate results in small open-label trials. The drug is naxitamab (Danyelza, Y-mAbs Therapeutics), a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets GD2 3F8, a disialoganglioside highly expressed on neuroblastomas. The product…
bubmag
November 26, 2020
Blastoma

Genome Editing Anti-cancer System

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have demonstrated that the CRISPR/Cas9 system is very effective in treating metastatic cancers, a significant step on the way to finding a cure for cancer. The researchers developed a novel lipid nanoparticle-based delivery system that specifically targets cancer cells and destroys them by genetic manipulation.…
bubmag
November 25, 2020
Blastoma

Personalized drug screens could guide treatment for children with brain cancer

IMAGE: A test run of the personalized drug screen was completed using a brain tumor from an 8-year-old boy newly diagnosed with metastatic medulloblastoma. An information package about his tumor, including... view more  Credit: Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, University of California San Diego…
bubmag
November 12, 2020
Blastoma

Actor Lawrence Clayton Passes Away At 64

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November 12, 2020