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A Diet to Follow after Colon Cancer Surgery

There are several diet options to follow after colon cancer surgery to prevent it from occurring again and again. Consume diet rich in antioxidants as much as possible. Antioxidants will fight the colorectal cancer cells. They will improve the immune system of the body as well as destroy the harmful free radicals in the body. Food rich in calcium, folic acid and vitamin D are good source to fight against […]

ovarian: New animal models faithfully reproduce the tumor of each patient

The implementation of patient cancer[1] cells in the same organ of mice can reproduce very accurately the tumor[2] evolution and malignancy. A team from the Catalan Institute of Oncology and Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (ICO-IDIBELL) has developed new animal models that reproduce faithfully the evolution and malignancy of different human tumors. This facilitates parallel tumor progression in patients suffering from the disease in an animal laboratory mice in this case; […]

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cancer: Out of a library with billions of artificial antibodies, researchers have identified 10 that can possibly prevent cancer tumors from growing

Out of a library with billions of artificial antibodies, researchers have identified ten that can possibly prevent cancer[1] tumours from growing. The figure shows human blood vessel cells (endothelial cells) grown outside the body. When endothelial cells are grown on a mixture of proteins that normally surround blood vessels, they form blood vessel-like structures (right photo). When recombinant antibodies are added, the cells are no longer able to form the […]

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Chocolate can fight prostate cancer: Is it true?

Chocolates were once upon a time believed to be gifts from Gods themselves. It then comes as no surprise that some theories have established the positive effects of chocolates while dealing with prostate cancer. Chocolates consist of one element called flavonoids. These are nothing but phytochemicals. Some studies claim that phytochemicals are useful in fighting the prostate cancer. These flavonoids have a very common and must required element for chocolates […]