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March 23, 2013
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Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

Better diagnosis and treatment of cancer could hinge on the ability to better understand a single cell at its molecular level. New research offers a more comprehensive way of analyzing one cell’s unique behavior, using an array of colors to … Continue reading

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

November 23, 2012
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Revisiting Sex and Intimacy after Cancer

Two Yale doctors are using herbs, prescriptions, counseling and lifestyle advice to treat problems many women have been embarrassed to talk about—and improving their quality of life. Noa Benjamini’s natural optimism didn’t flag when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. … Continue reading

January 20, 2012
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Researchers Uncover How New Melanoma Drug Accelerates Secondary Skin Cancers

Patients with metastatic melanoma taking the recently approved drug vemurafenib (marketed as Zelboraf) responded well to the twice-daily pill, but some of them developed a different, secondary skin cancer. Now, researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, working with investigators … Continue reading