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Collaboration Leads To Promising Next Steps For Cancer Research

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Andre Bachmann

A cancer research company co-founded by an MSU professor has been acquired by the New York biotechnology firm Lodo Therapeutics Corp. in a move that holds potential for…

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More African American and Hispanic Children Die from Cancer than White Children

Thursday, June 4, 2020
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African American and Hispanic children admitted to pediatric intensive care units for cancer treatment have significantly higher death rates than do Caucasian patients, a study led by two…

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New Website Stimulates Cancer Research Synergies at MSU

Friday, February 21, 2020
Jeff Mackeigan

Michigan State University has unveiled a new website highlighting the vast amount of cancer research being conducted throughout the university. The site, cancer.msu.edu, features the research of 95 faculty…

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Nanotechnology Improves Chemotherapy Delivery

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Michigan State University scientists have invented a new way to monitor chemotherapy concentrations, which is more effective in keeping patients’ treatments within the crucial therapeutic window. With new…

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Tiny Bubbles In Our Body Could Fight Cancer Better Than Chemo

Friday, September 13, 2019
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Healthy cells in our body release nano-sized bubbles that transfer genetic material such as DNA and RNA to other cells. It’s your DNA that stores the important information…

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Vitamin D Could Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Vitamin D could help cancer patients live longer

Michigan State University physicians have found that vitamin D, if taken for at least three years, could help cancer patients live longer. The findings suggest that the vitamin…

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Exploring the Possibilities of Stem Cell Treatments in Humans and Animals

Friday, February 1, 2019
Yuan Wang

Yuan Wang, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Animal Science, believes stem cells may hold the answer to some of medicine’s biggest questions. Stem cells are…

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MSU Researchers Studying Drug to Stop Cancer-Causing Gene

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Karen Liby and Jamie Bernard

Michigan State University scientists are testing a promising drug that may stop a gene associated with obesity from triggering breast and lung cancer, as well as prevent these…

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Virus-Like Particle Could Lead to New Cancer Vaccine

Friday, March 2, 2018
Xuefei Huang, Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Paulo VilarSaavedra

Michigan State University scientists are engineering a virus-like particle, known as Qβ, that will generate anti-cancer immune responses in the body and potentially be used as a new…

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Mice Can Closely Mirror Humans in Cancer Research

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Eran Andrechek

A new Michigan State University study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to researching…

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