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Posts tagged cancer cells

June 2, 2008

 

A woman laying in a pool having "mermaid hair."

Mermaid’s Hair and Cancer

Does having Mermaid hair, which means laying down in a pool and letting your hair float, have benefits for cancer patients? Listen to learn more.

December 12, 2007

 

Anti-Pumilio Antibodies Stained

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Have you ever wondered why your immune system doesn't fight certain diseases, like cancers, the same way it fights colds or infections?

June 29, 2007

 

Cancer Treatment Bed

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

January 9, 2007

 

an Israeli "death stalker" scorpion

Scorpion Venom for Tumors

Is there a way to use scorpion venom to help fight brain cancer?

September 27, 2003

 

Tea vs. Coffee

There are two reasons why your doctor might recommend tea over coffee. One is that tea does contain less caffeine than coffee. This is because the amount of tea leaves used to brew a cup of tea is significantly smaller than the amount of coffee beans for a cup of coffee.

September 27, 2003

 

How Cells Get Around

This means that instead of staying in one place, the cancer cells migrate from their original site to other parts of the body.

September 27, 2003

 

Drink Tea to Ward Off Cancer?

In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea. It’s time once again for the mail bag, where we read your cards and letters and just happen to know the answers. Dear Moment of Science, Can you settle a debate between my friend and me? She says that green [...]

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