News tagged with hematology
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(Medical Xpress) -- The future of prostate cancer therapy may lie in a tiny, "sticky" silicon chip dubbed GEDI (Geometrically Enhanced Differential Immunocapture, pronounced like the "Star Wars" forces of ...
Cancer Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new cancer drug with remarkably few side effects is dramatically improving survival in Hodgkin lymphoma patients who fail other treatments and are nearly out of options.
Cancer Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Patients with type 2 diabetes have a 20 percent increased risk of developing blood cancers, such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma, according to a new meta-analysis led by researchers at The Miriam Hospital. The ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An antibody that helps a person's own immune system battle cancer cells shows increasing promise in reducing tumors in patients with advanced kidney cancer, according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
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A three-drug treatment for the blood cancer multiple myeloma provided rapid, deep and potentially durable responses, researchers report today online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, and yester ...
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A vaccine that targets cancer cells in combination with the drug letrozole, a standard hormonal therapy against breast cancer, significantly increased survival when tested in mice, a team of UC Davis investigators has found.
Cancer May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
those disc-shaped cells circulating in your blood -- rush to the scene, clumping together to plug the leak.
Medical research May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When laboratory mice were modeled with colitis and treated with human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal cells, the cells homed in on the inflamed colon and effectively ameliorated colitis, reported a study published in a ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Expanding on previous research providing proof-of-principal that human stem cells can be genetically engineered into HIV-fighting cells, a team of UCLA researchers have now demonstrated ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 12, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (64) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing a growing cancer burden, and hematologic malignancies account for almost 10 percent of cancer deaths in the region. In the United States and other ...
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A combination of nab-paclitaxel and carboplatin for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer may be a promising option for patients ineligible for treatment with bevacizumab, according to data presented at the AACR Annual ...
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Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have developed a technique for detecting an "oncometabolite", a chemical produced by some brain tumors' warped metabolism, via non-invasive imaging.
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Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified a new function for a gene that normally prevents the development of cancer.
Cancer Mar 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stage III colon cancer patients in the general population who receive adjuvant treatment for the disease have an improved rate of survival when oxaliplatin is added to 5-fluorouracil (5FU), according to a study published ...
Cancer Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A national clinical trial testing the efficacy of a novel brain tumor vaccine has begun at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the only facility in the Southeast to participate.
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