News tagged with clinical oncology

Suicide gene therapy kills prostate tumor cells

Results from a long-term clinical trial conducted by cancer researchers at Houston Methodist Hospital show that combining radiation treatment with "suicide gene therapy," a technique in which prostate cancer cells are genetically ...

Dec 12, 2015
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Obesity ups risk for secondary primary cancers in men

(HealthDay)—Obesity before a cancer diagnosis is associated with an increased risk for overall and individual secondary primary cancers (SPCs) in males, according to a study published online Oct. 10 in the Journal of Clinical ...

Oct 14, 2016
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ASCO/ASTRO/SSO update guidelines on postmastectomy RT

(HealthDay)—New guidelines have been issued by three leading cancer organizations for postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT). All three groups published the guidelines online this week in their respective journals: the Journal ...

Sep 22, 2016
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