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Poisonous Mushroom Has Special Ingredient that Suppresses the Growth of Lung Cancer Cells

Poisonous Mushroom Has Special Ingredient that Suppresses the Growth of Lung Cancer Cells

DAEJEON, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean research team has discovered a useful ingredient in a poisonous mushroom that suppresses the growth of lung cancer cells. A joint research team from the National Institute of Forest Science and Sungkyunkwan University separated six kinds of natural ingredients from Amanita spissacea, a known poisonous mushroom. [...]

S. Korean Lab Develops Fluorescent ‘Probe’ that Can Detect Cancer Tissue

S. Korean Lab Develops Fluorescent ‘Probe’ that Can Detect Cancer Tissue

DAEJEON, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Basic Science Institute announced on Tuesday that it had developed a molecular compound ‘probe’ that creates fluorescent signals by reacting specifically to cancer tissue. The oxygen density of cancer tissue areas increases along with the proliferation of cancer cells in the human body. Research is actively underway [...]

Gov’t to Establish ‘Cancer Data Library’ Covering Entire Life Span of Patients

Gov’t to Establish ‘Cancer Data Library’ Covering Entire Life Span of Patients

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced a plan to establish a national cancer data library by collecting a comprehensive range of medical information on domestic cancer patients, including records of their medical treatment and examination before being diagnosed with cancer and their prognosis after being diagnosed with cancer. The national cancer data [...]

Microwave-processed Red Ginseng Can Prevent Spread of Cancer Cells: Study

Microwave-processed Red Ginseng Can Prevent Spread of Cancer Cells: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The results of a recent study suggest that microwave-processed red ginseng can prevent the spread of cancer cells. A joint research team from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology and the Asan Medical Center announced on Tuesday the development of a new red ginseng processing technology that uses [...]

Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that the severity of cancer at the time of initial diagnosis differs by the patient’s income. All.Can Korea, a civic group devoted to tackling inefficient environments for treating cancer, conducted a survey of 495 cancer patients, 38.1 percent of whom had their first tumor discovered [...]