PhD Positions in Cancer Research at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Add To Favorites Are you looking for excellent research opportunities for your PhD studies at the forefront of cancer research? The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg invites international students holding a Master’s degree in (molecular) biology, (bio-)chemistry, (bio-)physics, computational biology, computer science, epidemiology/public health studies and related subjects to apply for the International …

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Study finds cancer stem cells trigger macrophage ageing, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites Washington DC: Cancer stem cells trigger macrophage ageing in mice with healthy immune systems, allowing tumours to grow. Cancerous tumours consist of a mixture of cells, the most important of which are cancer stem cells. These cells are capable of establishing new cancerous tumours by evading the immune response. Research has focused …

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Pioneered xenotransplantation, Dr Dhani Ram Baruah now makes big claim of curing HIV, cancer patients, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites Guwahati: Cardiac surgeon based in Sonapur near Guwahati, Dr Dhani Ram Baruah has made a big claim of curing HIV patients, removing heart blockages and even cancer patients by applying isolated “biomolecules” extracted from edible medicinal plants found in northeast. These molecules have been named Baruah small interfering RNAs (Baruah siRNAs), which …

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Cancer cases in India estimated to rise from 14 lakh per year to 20 lakh by 2040, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites Mumbai: The overall incidence rate of cancer in India has not surged as rapidly as in the West over the past two decades, but the absolute number of new cases is on the rise annually due to population growth and better diagnoses. While 1.4 million (14 lakh) new cancer cases are detected …

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Seeing the unseen: How butterflies can help scientists detect cancer

Add To Favorites There are many creatures on our planet with more advanced senses than humans. Turtles can sense Earth’s magnetic field. Mantis shrimp can detect polarized light. Elephants can hear much lower frequencies than humans can. Butterflies can perceive a broader range of colors, including ultraviolet (UV) light. Inspired by the enhanced visual system …

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Lancet Report Lists Roadmap To Fight Cancer Surgery Crisis, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites Mumbai: A new report from the Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery has identified nine domains and eight call-to-action points to address the global cancer surgery crisis, which disproportionately affects low and middle income countries (LMICs), including India. The report, unveiled on Friday at the ongoing Indian Cancer Congress (ICC) at …

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Merck discontinues some cancer drug development with China’s Sichuan Kelun, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites Shanghai: Chinese drugmaker Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co said on Monday that Merck & Co Inc was abandoning the joint development of two candidate cancer drugs which have yet to start clinical trials. Shares of Shenzhen-listed Kelun closed down 7 per cent, the lowest level since December 2022. Representatives for Merck did not …

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Daiichi Sankyo, Merck ink $22-billion cancer drug deal, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Add To Favorites New Delhi: Merck & Co. agreed to buy the rights to sell Daiichi Sankyo Co.’s three experimental cancer drugs as it looks to sustain its dominance in cancer treatment. Daiichi rose as much as 18 per cent on Friday, the biggest intraday jump since 2005, after Merck agreed to pay $4 billion …

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