A New Test Uses a Single Drop of Blood to Screen for 13 Types of Cancer

A team of researchers in a Tokyo-based National Cancer Center (NCC) has developed a new blood test that can diagnose 13 types of cancer, as originally reported by The Japan News. With more than 100 types of cancer, there are many variables, and diagnoses can sometimes come too late. The Japanese team Continue Reading

ADCs-Magic Bullets, Failed Drugs, and Heterobifunctional Linkers

Guest Author: Brian Rivera, Product Manager: Bio Separations Over a hundred years ago, Nobel Prize laureate, Paul Ehrlich, envisioned a drug which could kill microbes but not harm the body, a “magic bullet” he called it. From mustine to monoclonal antibodies, researchers have implemented Ehrlich’s side chain theory in attempts Continue Reading

Immunotherapy: A Groundbreaking Development in Cancer Treatment

When Jimmy Carter announced his cancer diagnosis in August, the public’s predictive prognoses were grim. The former U.S. president was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma after scans revealed cancerous spots on his liver and four tumors on his brain.

Technical Note Spotlight: Acrylamide from Coffee

Good for you, bad for you, causes cancer, cures it? No matter what studies show about coffee, it hasn’t stopped us from drinking it by the gallon.