News tagged with cancer drugs

Digging deeper into cancer

What a pathologist looks for in a Pap test sample, but hopes not to find, are oddly shaped cells with abnormally large nuclei. The same is true for prostate and lung cancer biopsies. In fact, most cancer ...

Nov 18, 2013
popularity 4 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Re-thinking cancer treatment

A new treatment approach for tackling cancer of the food pipe (oesophagus) has been developed by researchers at Cardiff and Velindre NHS Trust.

Nov 18, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Study explains why drug may help more cancer patients

(Medical Xpress)—Recently some intriguing data has suggested that breast cancer patients whose tumors appear insensitive to a class of drugs known as anti-HER2 medications (the drug trastuzumab, marketed as Herceptin, is ...

Nov 18, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Eribulin shows early promise in pediatric sarcoma treatment

The drug eribulin, currently approved for the third-line treatment of breast cancer, may represent a new treatment option for pediatric patients with a type of cancer called sarcoma, according to results of preclinical studies ...

Nov 05, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0