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Venclexta approved for specific genetic blood cancer

(HealthDay)—Venclexta (venetoclax) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) characterized by a specific chromosomal abnormality called the 17p deletion.

Apr 11, 2016
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Mapping the routes to drug resistance in cancer

When a freeway shuts down because of an accident or construction, drivers find another road to take them where they're going. Likewise, when a targeted therapy blocks a pathway that enables tumors to grow, the cells usually ...

Apr 11, 2016
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Plant metabolite promises more effective chemotherapy

Combining a new synthetic apigenin compound with existing anticancer drug treatments can reverse drug resistance, say researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). The compound can also improve the absorption ...

Apr 05, 2016
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