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A pair of targeted therapies shrank tumors in some patients with treatment-resistant Ewing's sarcoma or desmoplastic small-round-cell tumors, according to research led by investigators from The University of Texas MD Anderson ...
Cancer Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Low oxygen levels in tumors can be used to predict cancer recurrence in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer even before they receive radiation therapy.
Cancer Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
South African researchers said Friday they were conducting medical trials to shorten the duration of tuberculosis treatment to make it easier for patients to complete the full regimen.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A chromosomal abnormality in children with a deadly form of brain cancer is linked with a poorer chance of survival, clinician scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study led by Dr Janet Shipley from The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London in collaboration with Dr Mauro Delorenzi from the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics in Lausanne has shown that a simple genetic test ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Experimenting with cells in culture, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have breathed possible new life into two drugs once considered too toxic for human cancer treatment. The drugs, azacitidine (AZA) ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One of the world's leading researchers into spinal cord injuries says China could hold the key to a cure that he has been searching for since he met late actor Christopher Reeve in the 1990s.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in California have found that the XL888 inhibitor can prevent resistance to the chemotherapy drug vemurafenib, commonly used for treating patients with melanoma.
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Oncologists who treat patients with pancreatic cancer may be one step closer to understanding why gemcitabine, the only currently available treatment, works in some cases but not in others, according to a paper in Cancer Di ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A UCLA-led group of researchers tracing disparities in life expectancy between blacks and whites in the U.S. has found that white males live about seven years longer on average than African American men ...
Health Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- One-in-four women with a history of infertility can still end up having a baby without treatment, a new study from The University of Queensland (UQ) shows.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A European Parliament event to discuss how EU legislation has negatively affected the treatment received by children and adolescents has marked International Childhood Cancer Day - 15th February.
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A recent study published in Clinical Cancer Research suggests that the protein hVps37A suppresses tumor growth in ovarian cancer. The work, which was funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, shows, for th ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Drivers who consume cannabis within three hours of driving are nearly twice as likely to cause a vehicle collision as those who are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol claims a paper published today in the British ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 1.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Researchers led by a senior investigator at Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have released initial findings from a first-of-a-kind clinical trial in adaptive radiotherapy ...
Cancer Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0