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Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg/S. Seitz

Tricks of Ticking time bomb Hepatitis B Virus

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes hepatitis B, an infectious disease that afflicts 230 million people worldwide, thereof 440 000 in Germany. Persistence of the virus in liver cells leads to progressive organ damage in the patient and contributes to a high risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer development.

A tumor where the soul resides

World Brain Tumor Day: Interview with Professor Wolfgang Wick, head of the Clinical Cooperation Unit “Neurooncology” of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Managing Director of the Neurology Department at Heidelberg University Hospital.

© Dr. Nathalie Giese, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg

Pancreatic cancer: Aggressive behavior from the start

A microRNA suppresses the ability of cancer cells in the pancreas to invade surrounding tissue and spread metastases, researchers at the German Cancer Research Center and colleagues revealed in their latest study.

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