News tagged with journal of clinical oncology

Acupuncture might ease fatigue linked to breast cancer

(HealthDay)—Offering breast cancer patients a relatively short regimen of acupuncture alongside standard treatment can help alleviate some of the crippling fatigue that often accompanies the disease, according ...

Nov 02, 2012
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More intensive chemo ups survival in ewing sarcoma

(HealthDay)—More intensive chemotherapy (every two weeks versus every three weeks) improves event-free survival for patients with localized Ewing sarcoma, according to a study published online Oct. 22 in the Journal of ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Lexatumumab tolerated for pediatric solid tumors

(HealthDay)—Lexatumumab, an agonistic, full human monoclonal antibody against tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand receptor 2, is well tolerated and may lessen certain clinical symptoms ...

Oct 16, 2012
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HIV status doesn't influence Hodgkin's lymphoma outcome

(HealthDay)—Despite more extensive disease and more adverse prognostic factors, HIV-positive patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) do not have worse outcomes when treated with doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, ...

Oct 11, 2012
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BMI and lean body mass decline after allogeneic HSCT

(HealthDay)—In survivors of childhood hematologic malignancies who have received allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (alloHSCT), body mass index (BMI) decreases significantly, mainly due ...

Oct 04, 2012
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