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(Medical Xpress)—The assumption that childhood cancer in developing countries is prohibitively expensive to treat is challenged by new research contributed to by the University of Sydney.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An estimated 33,000 long-term survivors of childhood cancer - the vast majority of whom are cured - will be living in the UK by the end of 2012, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK. ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of pharaohs – can ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Eight weeks after antibiotic treatment of infants, the diversity of gastrointestinal flora remained diminished, although the number of individual bacteria was back to normal, according to a paper in the November 2012 issue ...
Medications Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new type of molecular switch can boost common chemotherapy drugs to destroy bowel cancer cells, according to research presented today (Monday) at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool.
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Waiting too long after a hysterectomy to begin radiation therapy may increase the risk of uterine cancer recurrence, according to a new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Inserm and CNRS from the Institute for genetics and molecular and cellular biology (IGBMC) and from the Research Institute at the Strasbourg school of biotechnology (Irebs) have focussed their efforts on ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women with aggressive breast cancer were more likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy, but at the expense of completing locoregional radiation therapy, according to recently presented data. This was especially true in minorities, ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many people with incurable cancer mistakenly believe chemotherapy may save them, a new study finds.
Cancer Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Experts are calling for an urgent change to approaches for treating and researching childhood cancers, to continue to save more children from the disease.
Cancer Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Mayo Clinic researchers have found a way to detect and eliminate potentially troublemaking stem cells to make stem cell therapy safer. Induced Pluripotent Stem cells, also known as iPS cells, are bioengineered from adult ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), most patients are treated with chemotherapy, even if they express negative or marginal preferences, according to a study published online ...
Cancer Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from USC researchers is the first to show that controlled fasting improves the effectiveness of radiation therapy in cancer treatments, extending life expectancy in mice with aggressive brain tumors.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Crizotinib is effective in shrinking tumors in patients with anaplastic lymphoma receptor tyrosine kinase (ALK) positive non-small cell lung cancer, a cancer commonly found in people who never smoked, and should be the standard ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer does not only trigger posttraumatic stress disorder in adults and older children; infants and toddlers with cancer also suffer from trauma disorders, as researchers from the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0