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Chemoresistance Explained: New Clues in Small Cell Lung Cancer

2016 04 Apr

Researchers in Austria have unraveled how small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is not usually detected until it is at an advanced stage, when metastases have already formed. Chemotherapy is very effective initially but, within a year, cancer recurs and this time does not respond to a course of chemotherapy, they said. The research group headed by Gerhard... Read more

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New MRI Technique for Classifying Liver Tumours

2015 18 Jun

Researchers at MedUni Vienna have used a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to classify adenomas — rare liver tumours — without subjecting patients to invasive tissue sampling procedures. This type of tumour, the researchers say, can now be clearly classified by means of a liver-specific MR contrast agent called gadoxetic acid. Although... Read more