Cancer treatment from the vet

Brett Smith for – Your Universe Online Cancer research has truly gone to the dogs as scientists at the University of Illinois have announced the start of phase I trials for a drug showed good results in the treatment of spontaneously occurring cancers in pet dogs. The drug, called PAC-1, causes cancer cells to self-destruct and works by targeting an enzyme called procaspase-3 …

20,000 people run in Terry Fox’s shoes in Abu Dhabi

More than 20,000 people turned out early Friday morning at the Abu Dhabi Corniche to participate in the 20th edition of the Terry Fox Run, which raised over Dh1.5 million in donations for cancer research.

Crime mapping software used to predict spread of cancer

The software is similar to that used by the police to predict where crimes may occur or perpetrators live

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology Partner to Advance Personalized Cancer Medicine

Two internationally acclaimed cancer centres today announced a partnership to accelerate academic and clinical research to advance personalized, targeted therapies against cancer.

Students in Boca shave their heads for cancer-research fundraiser

There's a smile waiting for anyone who walks into a room with Kayla Farese, but the 16-year-old's life has been far from easy.

$8.9 million injection boosts bowel cancer research

Researching a cure for Australia's second biggest cancer killer is to receive a major boost with $8.9 million to establish a professorial chair in bowel cancer research at the University of Sydney.