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Seekyo, France

SEEKYO® is a privately-owned biotech company developing the next generation of chemotherapies, providing cancer patient efficient treatment without adverse effects. We are designing smart drugs that selectively target the microenvironment of solid tumors while sparing healthy tissues. more

News Chemotherapy

  • New inhibitor found to combat drug-resistant cancer cells

    A new substance could improve the treatment of persistent cancers. Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of Greifswald have developed a new inhibitor that makes drug-resistant tumour cells respond again to chemotherapy. The new substance blocks a protein i more

  • Single-cell test can reveal precisely how drugs kill cancer cells

    Cancer cells are smart when it comes to anti-cancer drugs, evolving and becoming resistant to even the strongest chemotherapies over time. To combat this evasive behavior, researchers have developed a method named D2O-probed CANcer Susceptibility Test Ramanometry (D2O-CANST-R) to see, at single-cell more

  • Combination Therapy against Cancer

    In their quest to destroy cancer cells, researchers are turning to combinational therapies more and more. Scientists from Germany and China have now combined a chemotherapeutic and photodynamic approach. All agents are encapsulated in nanocapsules with a protein shell to be delivered to the tumor. T more

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Videos Chemotherapy

Chemo, radiation, surgery combo boosts survival for pancreatic cancer patients with veins involved

In roughly one-third of pancreatic cancer patients, tumors have grown around the pancreas to encompass critical blood vessels. Conventional wisdom has long held that surgery to remove the tumors is rarely an option, and life expectancies are usually measured in months. Mayo Clinic, teaming oncol ... more

Timing Cancer Treatment

There may be an ideal waiting period for delivering multiple cancer drugsResearchers led by members of the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School had been studying how silencing MDMX, an oncogene, affected the dynamics of p53, a natural tumor suppressor, in cancer cells when the ... more

The Gates of Serotonin

EPFL scientists have elucidated for the first time how a notoriously elusive serotonin receptor functions with atom-level detail. The receptor transmits electrical signals in neurons and is involved in various disorders, meaning that the discovery opens the way for new treatments. The receptor i ... more

White papers Chemotherapy

  • Weighing Cytostatics in Safety Weighing Cabinets

    Weighing Cytostatics in Safety Weighing Cabinets: a contract manufacturer of medications for individual patients, was looking for a balance that he could also use under laminar-flow conditions, which prevail in safety workbenches, safety weighing cab more

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Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. In its modern-day use, it refers to cytotoxic drugs used to treat cancer or the combination of these drugs into a standardized treatment regimen . In its non-oncolog ... more


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