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Company to Stop Cancer Spread, Relapse Raises $60.8M

Cancer magnified

A new company formed to commercialize research that aims to prevent cancer from spreading or recurring is raising $60.75 million in its first venture financing. . . . → Read More: Company to Stop Cancer Spread, Relapse Raises $60.8M

Brain Tissue Model Devised for Cancer Drug Testing

Mini-brain spheroid

A three-dimensional brain tissue model, including a patient’s tumor cells, shows in lab tests an ability to test current and experimental cancer drugs. . . . → Read More: Brain Tissue Model Devised for Cancer Drug Testing

Trial Assesses MRI-Guided Radiation Cancer Therapy

Unity MR-Linac system

A clinical trial is underway to evaluate radiation therapy guided by magnetic resonance imaging, to help encourage its adoption in clinical cancer practice. . . . → Read More: Trial Assesses MRI-Guided Radiation Cancer Therapy

Biotech, Univ. Lab Partner on Cancer Antibodies

Nerve cells illustration

A biotechnology company is engaging the services of a children’s cancer researcher to develop an antibody for treating neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that affects the nervous system. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Univ. Lab Partner on Cancer Antibodies

Precision Lung Cancer Trial Expands Scope

Lung cancer illustration

A large-scale clinical trial testing immunotherapy drugs to treat specific types of lung cancer is expanding to include all of the most common forms of the disease. . . . → Read More: Precision Lung Cancer Trial Expands Scope

Foundation Backs Engineered T-Cells to Treat Lymphoma

T-cells illustration

A new initiative is researching modified immune system cells to treat T-cell lymphoma, a type of blood-related cancer, with a simpler, lower-cost process. . . . → Read More: Foundation Backs Engineered T-Cells to Treat Lymphoma

Engineered Hens Produce Human Proteins in Eggs

Genetically-modified chickens

An animal biology lab in Scotland developed genetically engineered chickens that efficiently produce human therapeutic proteins in their eggs. . . . → Read More: Engineered Hens Produce Human Proteins in Eggs

Sensor-Pill System Designed for Cancer Drugs

Proteus Discover system

A system combining a tiny sensor with oral chemotherapy drugs aims to provide physicians with closer monitoring of cancer patients’ treatments and conditions. . . . → Read More: Sensor-Pill System Designed for Cancer Drugs

Cancer-Fighting Protein Designed to Cut Adverse Effects

Computational biology illustration

A computational biology lab designed a synthetic protein that works like natural cancer-fighting proteins, but in lab mice kills cancer cells with few adverse effects. . . . → Read More: Cancer-Fighting Protein Designed to Cut Adverse Effects

Start-up Funds Univ. Medical Cannabis Research

Cannabis plant

A developer of therapies derived from cannabis is sponsoring a 3-year basic and translational research program, including clinical trials, at Imperial College London. . . . → Read More: Start-up Funds Univ. Medical Cannabis Research