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    WCG - Kill The Cancer Challenge 2020

    Hi, I'm Corla99 from the team Boinc.Italy Like last year, from 1st to 7th February we want to remember the fight against cancer. So...I'm here to invite you to participate to our Kill The Cancer Challenge 2020 on subproject Mapping Cancer Markers. More info...
  2. cageymaru

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Has Succumbed to Cancer

    Paul G. Allen has succumbed to complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He had been treated for the same disease 9 years prior. The Microsoft co-founder revealed that he was beginning treatment for the disease earlier this month, and passed away today. Vulcan Inc, had this to say, "It is with...
  3. DooKey

    Maybe Cellphones are Causing Brain Tumors After All

    A new study is showing a potential link between glioblastoma (GBM) and cellphone use. GBM cancers increased from over 900 per year to about 2,500 per year since 1995 and cellphone use is suspected to be one of the culprits. Not all scientists agree, but it's probably a good idea to take a look...
  4. DooKey

    Viagra is Rising to the Occasion of Fighting Cancer

    Everyone knows Viagra can give you a little pick me up and sometimes it lasts more than four hours. However, Viagra is being tested to fight cancer and researchers have found it can sometimes delay or stop the growth of tumors in mice. The mice had other growth but it wasn't a tumor and they...
  5. Gilthanis

    Lost my dog to Bone cancer

    My St Bernard/Mastiff mix died today at the age of 10. He was diagnosed with bone cancer and had a pretty hard time getting around for a while. He never groaned, complained, whimpered, or gave any signs of it except for a limp he started to have the last couple of months. We really didn't know...
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    Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots Programmed to Seek and Destroy Tumors

    It is being reported by ScienceDaily that scientists at Arizona State University, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink tumors by cutting off their...
  7. DooKey

    New Self-Regulating Nanoparticles Could Treat Cancer

    Scientists from the University of Surrey have developed 'intelligent' nanoparticles which heat up to a temperature high enough to kill cancerous cells - but which then self-regulate and lose heat before they get hot enough to harm healthy tissue. These particles self-regulate their temperature...
  8. Gilthanis

    DreamLab

    Dreamlab with the Garvin Institute. Some notes as of 10/5/16 You can choose between Breast , Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, or all of these forms of cancer to contribute towards. The project does not yet have a leader board to compare your progress to. The project does not yet have teams or a...
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