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1 January 1970

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Why are we still waiting for a cure?

The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different tools doctors have at their disposal.
The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/why-are-we-still-waiting-for-a-cure/

Less is more for common cancer treatment

A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses.
A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses. Tests using a mouse model of prostate cancer have… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/less-is-more-for-common-cancer-treatment/

Lung tumour treatment shows promise

Researchers have discovered a new medicine which is able to stop lung tumours from growing in mice, even eliminating them altogether in half of all cases.
Researchers have discovered a new medicine which is able to stop lung tumours from growing in mice, even eliminating them altogether in half of all cases. The cancers being… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lung-tumour-treatment-shows-promise/

'Magnetic' stem cells target damaged blood vessels

Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats.
Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats. The team coated stem cells with iron nanoparticles. This allowed them to be… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/magnetic-stem-cells-target-damaged-blood-vessels/

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