Category Archives: Cancer

New ways of hitting cancer: peptide rockets and nanobombs

You can make a cancer drug that only targets cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. You can even tailor a cancer drug so that it specifically targets genetic mistakes that are unique to the particular subtype of cancer that … Continue reading

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New czar for cancer war

The National Cancer Institute (NCI)—command central for the war on cancer for the last 40 years—will be run by a new general come July. Last week, President Obama nominated Harold Varmus to replace a Bush appointee who, by all accounts, … Continue reading

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