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Drug trio shows major promise against myeloma

(HealthDay)—Adding a newer drug to a standard treatment for advanced cases of multiple myeloma may significantly boost patients' chances of a response and even recovery, a new clinical trial finds.

Oct 07, 2016
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How gut microbes help chemotherapy drugs

Two bacterial species that inhabit the human gut activate immune cells to boost the effectiveness of a commonly prescribed anticancer drug, researchers report October 4 in Immunity. The study identifies a new role for Enterococcus ...

Oct 04, 2016
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Impact of cognitive functions on oral cancer therapies

The development of oral cancer drugs as a modality therapy over the last decade has highlighted the problem of non-adherence. Only cancer drugs that are taken can actually work. Contrary to what is expected, a significant ...

Oct 04, 2016
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