News tagged with cancer trials
A clinical trial has shown that patients, and their physicians, are eager to jump into next-era cancer care—analysis of an individual's tumor to find and target genetic mutations that drive the cancer. Results of the study, ...
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some diseases are especially tough to discuss. When Tony Lee realized that his penis was curving whenever he had an erection—making it painful and difficult for him to have sex—he had no ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center say identifying and selecting participants for phase II cancer clinical trials from a centralized warehouse of patient-donated biological data expedites participant accrual, reduces trial ...
Cancer May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(HealthDay)—Treatment with selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) is associated with a significant reduction in the incidence of breast cancer, especially for the first five years after treatment, ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer research tends to involve small studies focused on a single therapy, often falling short of scientific standards seen in other medical investigations, said a study released Monday.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving palliative radiotherapy to elderly patients with painful bone metastases can significantly improve their quality of life, a Dutch researcher told the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 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)—A combination of therapies may prove to be a promising advance for the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer based on results of a phase I clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
France launched one of its biggest-ever trials on Wednesday as five managers from company PIP faced charges of selling faulty breast implants that sparked a global health scare.
Other Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As part of a multicenter clinical trial, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating Pexa-Vec (JX-594) to slow the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver cancer. Pexa-Vec ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A greater level of toenail selenium was associated with a significant decrease in the risk for advanced prostate cancer, according to data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10.
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The safety and preliminary efficacy of a new class of tumor fighting drugs were reported today by Scottsdale Healthcare's Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Phase 2 clinical trial testing a new protocol for treating a relatively rare form of brain cancer, primary CNS lymphoma, may change the standard of care for this disease, according to ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The process of autophagy cleans cells – they wrap up the bad stuff and then dispose of it. And so it stands to reason that inhibiting autophagy would make cancer cells less able to cleanse themselves of chemotherapy and ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0