Tag Archives: Cancer

Gold Nanoparticle Delivery of MicroRNA Impairs Metastasis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have shown that giving mice with triple-negative breast cancer therapeutic microRNA (miRNA) in a protective gold nanoparticle results in significantly less spreading of cancer to the lung. Triple-negative breast cancer is a highly aggressive, difficult-to-treat form of the disease, with a high rate of metastatic recurrence. miR-708 is a non-coding microRNA… Read More »

Spicy Compound From Chilli Peppers Could Reduce Spread of Lung Cancer, Shows Study

Lung Cancer (Photo Credit: Pixabay) Washington DC, April 7: Now, there is a reason to start liking the heat of chillies. A new study has suggested that the compound responsible for chilli peppers’ heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer. The research was presented at the American Society for Investigative Pathology annual meeting… Read More »