News tagged with chemotherapy drugs
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Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida have developed a small molecule that inhibits STAT3, a protein that causes cancer. This development could impact the treatment of several ...
Cancer Mar 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists to be less toxic to a young woman's fertility but extra tough on cancer. This is the first cancer drug tested ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A national survey of health professionals showed that drug shortages are taking a heavy toll on cancer patients, forcing treatment changes and delays that for some patients meant worse outcomes, more therapy-related complications ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy that targets the immune system might offer a new way to treat an often deadly form of adult leukemia, a preliminary study suggests.
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers at Indiana University's School of Medicine has found that giving meloxicam, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), to people and baboons boosts the number of haematopoietic ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Results of a study published online in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy today (Thursday), demonstrate that computer models can predict how HIV patients whose drug therapy is failing will respond to a new treatment. Crucia ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts ...
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The latest research into the intricate processes that let substances into and out of cells will help to lay the foundations for the next generation of therapies for major diseases.
Medical research Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers in the University of Delaware's Department of Biological Sciences are investigating a new drug that has shown positive results in early tests of its ability to fight a rare and aggressive form ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Chemotherapy given straight into the abdomen of certain ovarian cancer patients could allow them to live an extra three years on average, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal which acute myeloid leukemia ...
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In contemporary practice, medical oncologists use novel anticancer agents on-label more often than off-label, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.
Cancer Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
'Chemo brain': Study finds fog-like condition related to chemotherapy's effect on new brain cells and rhythms
(Medical Xpress)—It's not unusual for cancer patients being treated with chemotherapy to complain about not being able to think clearly, connect thoughts or concentrate on daily tasks. The complaint – ...
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Researchers at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center are investigating a new avenue of treatment to help boost poor pancreatic cancer survival rates.
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0