News tagged with blood cancers
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Stem cells of the aging bone marrow recycle their own molecules to survive and keep replenishing the blood and immune systems as the body ages, researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF) have discovered.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A bold new approach that gets people out of the hospital more quickly after a major cancer surgery is producing excellent outcomes and reducing costs for patients at the University of Virginia Health System, a new study shows.
Surgery Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer drugs should kill tumors, not encourage their spread. But new evidence suggests that an otherwise promising class of drugs may actually increase the risk of tumors spreading to bone, according to researchers ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
British health authorities said on Wednesday they would not recommend Jakavi, a drug produced by Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to treat a rare form of blood cancer, deeming it too expensive.
Medications Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive blood cancer that is currently incurable in 70% of patients. In a bold effort, CSHL scientists are among those identifying and characterizing the molecular mechanisms responsible ...
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Discovering what they call the "Achilles' heel" for lymphoid leukemia, an international research team has tested a possible alternative treatment that eradicated the disease in mouse models.
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For the first time ever in Australia, a woman whose chemotherapy rendered her infertile has fallen pregnant using ovarian tissue taken from her body before her cancer treatment, a new study reports.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A lack of the protein endoglin in the blood vessels of tumour-bearing mice enables the spread of daughter tumours, according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Lund University in Sweden in a study published in the ...
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A genetically-engineered virus tested in 30 terminally-ill liver cancer patients significantly prolonged their lives, killing tumours and inhibiting the growth of new ones, scientists reported on Sunday.
Cancer Feb 10, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (44) | 12
(HealthDay)—Pomalyst (pomalidomide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cases of multiple myeloma that have not responded to other therapies.
Medications Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The same kind of exercise that can bring peace to your mind may bring peace to your heart as well.
Cardiology Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Thousands of men face a prostate biopsy following higher-than-normal results from their annual prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, the traditional screening for prostate cancer. But recent studies have ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies in animals have raised concerns that tumors may grow faster after the anticancer drug sunitinib is discontinued. But oncologists and physicists who collaborated to analyze data from the largest study ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have uncovered a human enzyme responsible for causing DNA mutations found in the majority of breast cancers. The discovery of this enzyme – called APOBEC3B – may change the way ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Laboratory experiments conducted by scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center suggest that a novel combination of the drugs ibrutinib and bortezomib could potentially be an effective ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |