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April 30, 2016
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Tomatoes may combat the damaging effects of radiation

A team of researchers from have discovered that lycopene – the red pigment in tomatoes – is extremely successful at guarding against the harmful effects of radiation. Dr Ruth Edge from The University of Manchester, together with her colleagues Professor George Truscott … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
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Compound in Grapes, Red Wine Could be Key to Fighting Prostate Cancer

MU researcher finds that prostate tumor cells are more susceptible to treatment after being exposed to resveratrol, a compound found in grape skins and red wine. Resveratrol, a compound found commonly in grape skins and red wine, has been shown … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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MU Veterinary Surgeons Use Advanced MRI Technology to Locate Dangerous Tumor

Procedure saves therapy dog, beloved pet from cancerous brain tumor COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— Using a special piece of MRI equipment, doctors from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine were able to remove a dangerous tumor from a beloved … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
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Oxygen in Tumours Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence

TORONTO, ON — Low oxygen levels in tumors can be used to predict cancer recurrence in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer even before they receive radiation therapy. The clinical research, led by radiation oncologists from the University of Toronto and … Continue reading

February 19, 2012
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Radiation Generates Cancer Stem Cells From Less Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells

Breast cancer stem cells, thought to be the sole source of tumor recurrence, are known to be resistant to radiation therapy and don’t respond well to chemotherapy. Now, researchers with the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive … Continue reading

July 28, 2011
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Two Genetic Variations Predict Second Cancers after Radiation Treatment for Children with Hodgkin’s

A genome-wide association study published in the August issue of Nature Medicine has found two tiny genetic variations that can predict which patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma are most likely to develop radiation-induced second cancers years after treatment. Knowing in advance … Continue reading