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Study shows who survives Burkitt lymphoma

A new study in the journal Cancer that tracked survival of more than 2,200 adults over the last decade with a highly aggressive form of lymphoma finds that with notable exceptions, medicine has made substantial progress in ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Geriatric factors can foretell tolerances to chemotherapy

(HealthDay)—For elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), scores on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) were predictive of severe toxicity or unexpected ...

Mar 14, 2013
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Breakthrough in battle against leukemia

Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.

Mar 13, 2013
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New effort to reduce drug shortages a small step

(AP) -- Unprecedented drug shortages are threatening the lives of cancer patients and other seriously ill people, and the Obama administration's plan to tackle them is but a small step toward solving a complex problem.

Nov 01, 2011
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