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Nanomedicine trials show promise in shrinking advanced tumors

A new method of delivering cancer drugs that could cut down on chemotherapy’s side effects and boost the strength of the tumor-fighting medicine has shown promise, US researchers said Wednesday. Early phase 1 studies on a small group of humans have shown the therapy, which delivers a potent cancer drug…

Study on mice shows fasting weakens cancer

WASHINGTON — Early research on mice with cancer shows that fasting may weaken tumors and help chemotherapy work better, scientists said on Wednesday. While it remains unknown if the same approach could work in humans, or if it would even be safe, researchers said the findings suggest a promising new…