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Nobel winner still chasing thrill of discovery

...in the body. For instance, in cancer, compounds that appear to block the effect of the hormone have been tried on human cancer cells in mice models."We demonstrated in about 60 models of major cancers there is a powerful inhibition of tumor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-20/nobel-winner-still-chasing-t
Chemo may save Uga VIII

...Hamilton and Northrup said.Studies have linked increased dog cancers to some of the same culprits seen in studies of human cancer, such as pesticides, solvents and paints - even electromagnetic fields.But dogs are living longer nowadays, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-19/chemo-may-save-uga-viii
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Malignant virus in polio vaccine linked to cancer

...vaccine in the 1950s in a common form of highly malignant human cancer that has mysteriously doubled in incidence over the...that SV40 may be involved in a much broader group of human cancers, playing a possible role in nearly half of the 55...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/tec_338648.shtml
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MCG biologists explore using cell protein as cancer treatment

...absence of a p53 function is found in about 60 percent of human cancers, Dr. Chen said. "There are lots of examples (of...special importance because of its particular relevance to human cancer," said William Dynan, professor and chief of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/23/met_301735.shtml
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Stem-cell transplant in mice successful

...the journal Nature Medicine. While the work was done only in mice, it could have major implications for some young human cancer victims, Howard J. Cooke of Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland, reports in an accompanying news article...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/28/tec_279966.shtml
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Scientist disputes article

...down the role, if any, the virus may play in causing human cancers, she said. The Telegraph article said the monkey virus...said in the paper that "the association of SV40 with human cancers is currently strong enough to warrant serious concern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/tec_253896.shtml
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Experimental cancer drug administered with altered gene

...was shown to dramatically inhibit primary tumor growth" in laboratory mice that had been injected with both rat and human cancers. Two drugs, angiostatin and endostatin, received wide publicity earlier this month when a researchers reported that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/26/tec_229580.shtml
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Cancer-killing drugs to be tested on humans

...drugs treat the vine so the grapes will wither and die." Although it is impossible to speculate on which types of human cancer might respond to the new drugs, Folkman said the proteins have eliminated forms of colon, prostate, breast and brain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/05/tec_227503.shtml
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Gene found for protein that is key to cancer's growth

...which then could be tested for their anti-cancer activity." He said telomerase is active in up to 95 percent of all human cancers. In a statement released by the Whitehead Institute, Weinberg said the telomerase discovery will enable drug companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/tec_213013.shtml
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Scientists probe 40-year-old monkey virus contamination

...the 1960s and 1970s. The controversy faded away until 1992 - when Carbone found SV40's genetic fingerprint inside human cancer. Carbone tested preserved samples of rare child brain tumors called ependymomas, bone tumors and a particularly deadly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/tec_203347.shtml
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