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Nano Killers Aim at Mini Tumors

Nano Killers Aim at Mini Tumors And you though nano-technology was the stuff of science fiction. A company called Kereos is developing a pair of nanotechnologies to identify tumors that measure just 1 mm in diameter, then kill them with a tiny but precise amount of a chemotherapy drug. Even our own Robert Smith, the director of cancer screening is ...

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Catching Up: What about BIO 2004?

Iā€™m just getting back to BIO 2004. There were two things that struck me about this particular meeting:

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Cancer Drugs Aim at More Targets

Cancer Drugs Aim at More Targets Good article from Wired on the new cancer drugs coming to market soon. “These drugs represent the next generation of anti-angiogenesis drugs beyond Avastin,” said William Li, president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, a non-profit institution based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “If chemotherapy is like a dirty bomb and Avastin like a smart ...

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Don't miss it!

Make sure you don’t miss the photo journal in last Sunday’s NY Times magazine of actress Lynn Redgrave’s treatment for breast cancer. Her daughter took unflinching, un-retouched photos of the period. It’s very moving. It’s this kind of courage that’s enabled us to deal with the reality of cancer. Our Journal, by Annabel Clark and Lynn Redgrave It’s at http://www.nytimes.com/pages/magazine/index.html

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