1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats.
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.
A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses.
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.