News tagged with cancer chemotherapy
(HealthDay)—Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in advanced ovarian cancer compared with standard intravenous (IV) therapy, according to a study presented at the Society ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two University of Colorado Cancer Center studies show that the protein receptor Mer is overexpressed in many leukemias, and that inhibition of this Mer receptor results in the death of leukemia cells – without affecting ...
Cancer Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The fatigue experienced by patients undergoing cancer treatments has long been recognized by health care providers, although its causes and ways to manage it are still largely unknown.
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers in the University of Delaware's Department of Biological Sciences are investigating a new drug that has shown positive results in early tests of its ability to fight a rare and aggressive form ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
African-American women who survive breast cancer are more likely to develop heart failure than other women who have beaten the disease, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chemotherapy given straight into the abdomen of certain ovarian cancer patients could allow them to live an extra three years on average, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
EPFL researchers develop a tool for oncologists using the electrical signature of cancer cells to get just the right treatment dosage for each patient.
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Just 14 per cent of patients aged over 70 with early breast cancer are offered standard chemotherapy after surgery, says a new study by researchers from the University of Sussex and Brighton and Sussex ...
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center studied patients with metastatic gastric cancer and found that those who have both surgery and radiation have better survival than those who receive one or no form of treatment.
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal which acute myeloid leukemia ...
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A recombinant Newcastle disease virus kills all kinds of prostate cancer cells, including hormone resistant cells, but leaves normal cells unscathed, according to a paper published online ahead of print in the Journal of ...
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.
Cancer Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
'Chemo brain': Study finds fog-like condition related to chemotherapy's effect on new brain cells and rhythms
(Medical Xpress)—It's not unusual for cancer patients being treated with chemotherapy to complain about not being able to think clearly, connect thoughts or concentrate on daily tasks. The complaint – ...
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Considering the many things a cancer patient has to think about, it's easy to understand why maintaining proper nutrition may not be top of mind.
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While advancements in cancer treatment over the last several decades have improved patient survival rates for certain cancers, some patients remain at risk of developing treatment-related leukemia, according to results of ...
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0