Mumbai doctors develop therapy that stymies spread of cancer | Mumbai News - Times of India

Mumbai doctors develop therapy that stymies spread of cancer | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Doctors at Tata Memorial Centre here say they’ve discovered a mechanism for cancer metastasis and developed nutraceutical therapy to minimise its risk. As per their decade-long research published in reputed journals, dying cancer cells release ‘chromosome fragments‘ (chromatin), which, at times, fuse with healthy cells and cause new tumours, reported.A nutraceutical is a food…

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Immunotherapy Eliminates Senescent Cells, Enhancing Chemotherapy Efficiency | - Times of India

Immunotherapy Eliminates Senescent Cells, Enhancing Chemotherapy Efficiency | – Times of India

BARCELONA: Apart from eliminating a significant portion of the tumour cells, cancer therapies such as chemotherapy also produce senescent tumour cells, which are also referred to as “zombi cells.” Senescent cells do not proliferate, but regrettably, they create an atmosphere that is conducive to the growth of tumour cells that may have evaded the effects…

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