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Towards an improved diagnosis of certain cancers

September 28 2016

Paris Descartes University, AP-HP, CNRS and Inserm have unveiled a royalty-free method that enables wide-scale use of circulating DNA in patients with lung and pancreatic cancer. This study is published in the journal Clinical Chemistry.
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Brain tumours: ultrasound makes blood vessels permeable to enhance treatment delivery

June 16 2016

Teams from the Paris Public Hospitals (AP-HP), Pierre and Marie Curie University, Inserm and the CarThera company (which is hosted by the Brain and Spine Institute [ICM]), coordinated by Prof. Alexandre Carpentier, a neurosurgeon at Pitié-Salpêtri...
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Skin cancer: a team synthesises new drugs with surprising powers

May 25 2016

Finding new, more effective and personalised treatments for cancer is the challenge of many researchers. A challenge that has been successfully met by a team from Inserm led by Stéphane Rocchi (Inserm Unit 1065, “Mediterranean Center for Molecular...
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Discovery of a gene associated with radiosensitivity and post-radiotherapy complications

March 17 2016

Scientists at the CEA’s Institute of Cellular and Molecular Radiation Biology, in collaboration with INSERM, Université Paris-Sud, and international partners, have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the TRAIL gene, which plays a r...
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Towards better understanding of the side effects of radiotherapy

March 09 2016

Two studies, one theoretical and the other biological and clinical, conducted by Nicolas Foray, radiobiologist at the Combined Research Unit 1052 ‘Cancer Research Centre of Lyon’ (Inserm/CNRS/Centre Léon-Bérard/Lyon I University), have just been p...
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