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(Medical Xpress)—They're called patient navigators, but some might call them hurdle jumpers, task masters, or simply strong shoulders to lean on. People who first learn they might have cancer often need someone to guide ...
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Robotic surgery though the mouth is a safe and effective way to remove tumors of the throat and voice box, according to a study by head and neck cancer surgeons at the Ohio State University ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has discovered how tamoxifen-resistant ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two studies suggest that two peptide agents used either together or individually with a low-dose of a standard chemotherapy drug might offer more effective cancer therapy than current standard single-drug treatments.
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As liver cancer develops, tumor cells lose the ability to produce and release glucose into the bloodstream, a key function of healthy liver cells for maintaining needed blood-sugar levels.
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study shows that loss of a small RNA molecule in liver cells might cause liver cancer and that restoring the molecule might slow tumor growth and offer a new way to treat the disease.
Medical research Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that promotes the growth and spread of cancer. The mechanism involves key immune cells and a new role for small regulatory molecules called microRNA. The findings ...
Cancer Jul 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Loss of a particular microRNA in chronic lymphocytic leukemia shuts down normal cell metabolism and turns up alternative mechanisms that enable cancer cells to produce the energy and build the molecules they need to proliferate ...
Cancer Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A novel family of experimental agents that blocks a molecule from shuttling proteins out of the cell nucleus might offer a new treatment for people with acute leukemia, according to a study by researchers at the Ohio State ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have identified a prognostic marker in the most common form of chronic leukemia that can help to distinguish which patients should start treatment quickly from those who can safely delay treatment, perhaps for ...
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research shows that an enzyme that has long been considered relatively useless to the immune response instead has an important role in setting up immune cells to kill infection-causing bacteria.
Immunology Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Skin cancer patients whose childhood included periods of neglect or maltreatment are at a much greater risk for their cancers to return when they face a major stressful event, based on a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study has identified a life-and-death signaling role for a molecule on the surface of the immune cells involved in the most common form of chronic leukemia. The finding could lead to more effective therapy for chronic ...
Cancer May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A small inherited change in DNA is largely responsible for overactivating a gene linked to poor treatment response in people with acute leukemia.
Genetics May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blocking a protein in the heart that is produced under stressful conditions could be a strategy to prevent cardiac damage that results from chemotherapy, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |