Top 5 Stories from 2013

1. Targeted viral therapy destroys breast cancer stem cells in preclinical experiments A promising new treatment for breast cancer being developed at Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine has been shown in cell culture and in … Continue reading

Ingredient in common kitchen spice turmeric when combined with anti-nausea medication thalidomide effectively kills cancer cells

In a laboratory, preclinical study recently published by the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers combined structural features from anti-nausea drug thalidomide with common kitchen spice turmeric to create hybrid molecules that effectively kill … Continue reading