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Press Officer and Head of Press and Public Relations

Dr. Stefanie Seltmann
Dr. Stefanie Seltmann

Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 422854
Fax: +49 6221 422968

E-Mail: s.seltmann@dkfz.de
or presse@dkfz.de

Recent Press Releases

No. 38 | 25. August 2015 | by Koh

Lemon juice and human norovirus

Lemon juice and human norovirus

Citric acid may prevent the highly contagious norovirus from infecting humans, scientists discovered from the German Cancer Research Center. Therefore, lemon juice could be a potentially safe and practical disinfectant against the most common pathogen of severe gastrointestinal infections.

No. 37c4 | 21. August 2015

Emergency program ensures blood coagulation

Emergency program ensures blood coagulation

During infections, the body frequently suffers severe loss of platelets, or thrombocytes. This can result in serious health problems such as hemorrhage and even septic shock. Until now, it has not been known how the body rapidly furnishes the necessary quantity of thrombocytes to promote coagulation following their stress-related loss.

No. 37a | 17. August 2015

Early recall rates decline after second round of lung cancer screening

Early recall rates decline after second round of lung cancer screening

Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have published results from the “Lung Cancer Screening Intervention Trial” (LUSI): The early repeat scan rate for suspicious findings decreased by more than 80% with the second and subsequent low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screens, but emphasizes the need to have an organized screening program with the baseline scan available for comparison.

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