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Oxford University Scientists Develop Genetically Modified Virus That Destroys Cancer And Its “Helper” Cells

Andrea D. Steffen
Cancer tricks your body’s healthy cells, known as fibroblasts, into protecting it from your own immune system. This new genetically modified virus (called enadenotucirev) attacks both the tumors, and these fibroblasts that have been turned
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Scientists Reprogrammed Immune System Cells to Fight Cancer

Andrea D. Steffen
T-cells are the cells responsible for fighting off foreign cells. Without them, humans are vulnerable to disease. The T-cells don’t act alone, however. They rely on immune system sentinels called dendritic cells. These helper cells
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New 3-D Printed ‘Sponge’ Soaks Up Excess Chemo Drugs Preventing Harmful Effects

Andrea D. Steffen
Scientists have created a tiny, cylindrical “sponge” with 3D printing technology. This new device could cut down on toxic effects of cancer treatment by bringing the filtering abilities of a fuel cell into the blood
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The American Cancer Society And Lyft Give Free Rides To Cancer Patients

Andrea D. Steffen
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has teamed up with Lyft to provide free rides for those battling cancer. It is part of the society’s Road To Recovery program. The rides are available to and from
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Nature Reveals A Way For Our Body To Self Destroy Cancer

Andrea D. Steffen
Within each and every cell of your body is an embedded kill switch reports a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study. Its function serves to cause the self-destruction of cells that become cancerous. When
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Fighting Bacteria With Sloth Fur

M Caulfield
As bacteria becomes increasingly resistant to antibiotics, so do many struggles arise when it comes to fighting disease. It is very easy to take for granted that we can care for a small infection with

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