cure for cancer

New CRISPR Technique Targets and Destroys Cancer’s Command Center

The past several months have been no less than astounding ones for the CRISPR gene-editing tool. In September, 2016, researchers in Germany discovered a way to use CRISPR to edit out cancer mutations. In November, Chinese researchers used CRISPR technology on a

Scientists develop a way to fight brain cancer with help of rabies virus

Now, scientists are trying to mimic this strategy to ferry tumor-killing nanoparticles into brain tumors, reports with reference to Science magazine. So far the approach has been shown to work only in mice. If successful in people, these nanoparticles could one

Scientists Reprogram Skin Cells To Hunt Down And Shrink Brain Tumors

They’ve already managed to shrink brain tumors in mice to 2 to 5 percent of their original size, reports with reference to IFLScience. The trick has already been tried before using neural stem cells to hunt down and deliver cancer-killing

World Cancer Day 2017: Effective cure will happen in five to 10 years, says leading expert

An effective cure for all types of cancer could be just five to 10 years away, according to one of the world’s leading experts on the disease, reports with reference to Independent. Survival rates have dramatically increased over the last five

Sharks could be key to finding cure for cancer

Researchers with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Cornell University have reported in a new study in the journal BMC Genomics that key genes related to the shark's renowned immune system have changed with evolution, reports with reference to Seeker. Sharks are considered