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Blue Jean Dye Kills Cancer Cells

The dye in your blue jeans could soon be used to kill cancer cells, say scientists. UK researchers are employing tiny gold "nanoparticles", 1/5000th the thickness of a human hair, to deliver the chemical compound... More...

Tiny robot to help cancer diagnosis

British scientists are developing a tiny robot to fit inside MRI machines, which will improve the accuracy of biopsies taken to screen for prostate cancer. Needle biopsies are currently taken from the... More...

Cancer Stem Cells Hint at Cure

Researchers have discovered cells that continually replenish leukemia tumors. Killing these infinitely renewing cells could be key to halting the disease. A genetic mutation causes the leukemia cells to divide out of control and allows... More...

Jobs has surgery for cancer

Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs underwent surgery this weekend to remove a cancerous tumor in his pancreas, but told employees in an e-mail that the surgery was successful and said he expects to be back... More...

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