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Genes that hold the clues to bladder cancer and its treatment

Genes that hold the clues to bladder cancer and its treatment

Scientists have discovered the ‘genetic signatures’ of the most common form of bladder cancer — and it could open up the possibility of better-targeted treatment, according to research published today (13 November). The study looked at non-invasive bladder cancer tumours which form in the lining of the bladder and have not spread to the bladder […]

Drug created from malaria parasite shows promise as bladder cancer treatment

Drug created from malaria parasite shows promise as bladder cancer treatment

A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments. Mads Daugaard “This is the first study where we put the concept of using malaria proteins for cancer therapy into a direct clinical context,” said Mads Daugaard, an assistant professor of […]