News tagged with cancer radiotherapy
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy has become the most commonly used type of radiation in prostate cancer, but research from the University of North Carolina suggests that the therapy may not be more effective than older, ...
Cancer May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Discovery of circadian clock in mice hair reveals period of time when damage from radiotherapy can be quickly repaired
Discovering that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - researchers suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy ...
Medical research May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today.
Cancer May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) gives better results than standard radiotherapy in patients with early breast cancer, according to results from a randomised trial presented today (Sunday) to the 2nd Forum of the European ...
Cancer Apr 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older bladder cancer patients are less likely than younger patients to receive treatments intended to cure their disease such as surgery to remove the bladder or radiotherapy. But this difference cannot ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona reprogramme lymphoma and leukaemia cells to halt their malignancy. Resulting cells remain benign even when no longer subjected to treatment and reduce ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Bowel cancer rates among men have risen by nearly 30 per cent in the last 35 years, while women have seen an increase of only six per cent, according to a new report from Cancer Research UK.
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgery offers better survival benefit for men with localised prostate cancer, according to a large observational study, conducted by a group of researchers in Sweden and the Netherlands.
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer drug imatinib (Glivec) could boost radiotherapy treatment to destroy bladder cancer that has spread to the bladder wall, reveals research published in Cancer Research.
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Investigators at the University of Granada have patented a melatonin gel that is 100% effective against this inflammatory reaction.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most strikingly, the study finds that in several countries in western Europe there are too few radiotherapy machines to ensure that cancer patients in need of radiotherapy receive treatment. For instance, in Italy around ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study has found that many patients receiving a potentially life-saving drug for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma are potentially being under-dosed. Every year in the UK approximately 100 children aged ...
Cancer Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in 25,000 people worldwide is affected by neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), a condition where the loss of a tumour suppressor called Merlin results in multiple tumours in the brain and nervous system.
Cancer Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England has doubled since the early 1990s, according to a new report published by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) today (Friday).
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Tumor metastasis, the ability of cancer cells to migrate from their tissue of origin and colonize elsewhere in the body, accounts for over 90% of cancer deaths. When patients die from cancer, it is usually caused by distant ...
Cancer Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0