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March 3, 2013
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UCLA Researchers Further Refine ‘Nanovelcro’ Device to Grab Single Cancer Cells from Blood

Improvement enables ‘liquid biopsies’ for metastatic melanoma Researchers at UCLA report that they have refined a method they previously developed for capturing and analyzing cancer cells that break away from patients’ tumors and circulate in the blood. With the improvements … Continue reading

October 23, 2011
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Breast Tenderness Following Combo Hormone Therapy Linked To Increased Breast Density

*Study examines biology underlying link between tenderness, cancer risk* Post-menopausal women who experience breast tenderness after starting combination hormone therapy have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who don’t, a study by researchers with UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer … Continue reading

October 17, 2011
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New Method helps Researchers Zero in on Drugs that can kill Brain Cancer Stem Cells

Researchers with UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new screening approach to identify chemical compounds that can target and kill the stem cells responsible for creating deadly brain tumors. Glioblastoma is one of the deadliest malignancies, typically killing … Continue reading