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Researchers discover new way to destroy cancer cells
Researchers from Liverpool have identified a new way to kill certain cancer cells – by starving them of a key nutrient. The finding could lead the way in more personalised treatment of certain cancers.
In a paper published in the journal Cell Reports, scientists including Ioannis Poursaitidis and Xiaomeng Wang from the University’s Institute of Translational Medicine and Dr Richard Lamb from Liverpool Hope University, share the results of their .....
New approach improves five-year survival for pancreatic cancer patients
A University of Liverpool led clinical trial has shown that 29% of pancreatic cancer patients given a combination of two chemotherapy drugs lived for at least five years compared with 16% who received the one chemotherapy drug.
The latest Cancer Research UK figures show that around 9,400 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each year in the UK and around 8,800 people die from the disease each year.
The trial involved 732 patients in hospitals across the UK, German, Sweden .....
Liverpool Scientists Set To Get Million Pound Cash Boost For Cancer Research
LIVERPOOL scientists and doctors are set to receive a major cash boost for research into cancer.
Leading research charity Cancer Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) plan to invest nearly £1.5m over the next five years into ground-breaking work at the Liverpool Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)*.
In Liverpool, the ECMC is a collaboration between The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, the Cancer Research UK Liverpool .....
CRUK Research Highlights in 2016
Please click the link below to view Cancer Research UK: A year in cancer research 2016
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