Breast Cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer known to mankind, with more than 2.09 million woman affected by it each year. As per latest reports, Researchers at the John Hopkins University (USA) have discovered a test that can induce cancer cells to push through narrow spaces, helping them to predict the form of the malignant/non-malignant tumour. Furthermore, the test may also help to track the spread of the cancer to other sites.
The test has been patented with the name “Microfluidic Array for the quantification of Cell Invasion”, or MAqCI. The technique makes use of a device to analyze the primary features of metastasis (cancer that has spread to [...]
With one of the highest death rates worldwide, Cancer leads the pack as one of the most dreadful groups of diseases known to mankind. Cancer is referred to as an unwanted growth of cells in a certain organ or a part of the body. The tumours involved are generally of three types. Benign tumours are not cancerous and cannot spread to different parts of the body. Premalignant tumours are not yet cancerous but may develop cancerous traits later on. On the other hand, Malignant tumours can spread to other organs and parts of the body, making them very fatal to the human body. In recent news from the University of Lincoln, scientists have reproduced a synthetic copy of the Anti-tumour [...]
Set your smartphone to work as you sleep. Let it help cure cancer. DreamLab, which is a three year old collaboration between Vodafone Foundation and Australia’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has started an initiative that attempts to use smartphones to get some help in curing cancer.
You need to begin by downloading the free app from Google Playstore and ensure that the phone is being charged. Next, choose the type of cancer research you want to support -ovarian, pancreatic, prostrate or breast, and then simply choose the amount of internet data you’d like to donate.
This initiative has been made live only in Australia as of now. If the nation there [...]