News tagged with cancer research

Targeted treatment for ovarian cancer discovered

Researchers at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have developed a biologic drug that would prevent the production of a protein known to allow ovarian cancer cells to grow aggressively while being resistant to chemotherapy. ...

Feb 19, 2014
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Skin reactions during radiation therapy preventable

Severe skin reactions during radiation therapy could be prevented by applying a thin transparent silicone dressing to the skin from the first day of treatment, clinical research from New Zealand shows.

Feb 12, 2014
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Patients are 'myth'-informed about their risk of cancer

(HealthDay)—Fewer than half of Americans are aware that body weight and physical activity affect cancer risk, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the American Institute for Cancer Research ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Belgium's Ablynx in Merck cancer research tie-up: firm

Belgian biotechnology company Ablynx said on Monday it has signed a cancer research cooperation accord with US pharmaceuticals giant Merck & Co. which could be worth up to 1.7 billion euros ($2.3 billion).

Feb 03, 2014
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