Africa urged to increase funds in fight against cancer

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” African governments must invest funding in cancer research, awareness, prevention and treatment to curb the rising numbers of cases, resulting in a massive loss of lives. This was a clarion call during the 7th Kenya International Cancer Conference that brought together haematologists, oncologists at Kenya’s…

How different cancer cells respond to drug-delivering nanoparticles

The findings of a large-scale screen could help researchers design nanoparticles that target specific types of cancer. Using nanoparticles to deliver cancer drugs offers a way to hit tumors with large doses of drugs while avoiding the harmful side effects that often come with chemotherapy. However, only a handful of nanoparticle-based cancer drugs have been…