Posts Tagged ‘Cells’

Local Lad Makes Good

Posted on: June 11th, 2021 by admin

As South Africans, we take pride in highlighting a successful person’s links to our country when describing their accomplishments on […]

DCIS in Review

Posted on: April 16th, 2021 by admin

Over the past eight years, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) has been the focus of numerous blogs, including “To treat […]

Vaccines for Breast Cancer

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

For the past few weeks, there has been understandable excitement that vaccines to inoculate people against the Covid-19 virus have […]

Imaging with Nanotechnology

Posted on: November 20th, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we explored the promise of nanotechnology and highlighted a UK startup called Endomagnetics that had developed a novel product to detect […]

Breast Density as a Predictor

Posted on: November 13th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the axillary lymph nodes are sometimes removed surgically or treated by radiotherapy. […]

Honeybee Venom Kills Breast Cancer Cells

Posted on: September 4th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine dating back thousands of years, in which honeybee products – such as pollen, propolis, […]

Panning for Gold

Posted on: August 7th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The title for today’s blog has been adapted from an editorial highlighting a paper that appeared this week in Science Translational Medicine, […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]

Oncotripsy Demonstrates Potential

Posted on: January 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Many of us, as children, probably experimented with a magnifying glass in which the sun’s rays were focused on a […]