News tagged with rare cancer

Researchers develop antibody to save cancerous bones

Bone Cancer Primary bone cancer called Osteosarcoma (OS) is a rare cancer most often affecting adolescents and children. While most bone cancers have their origin in other body tissues and spread to the bones through metastases, ...

Dec 02, 2015
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Understanding cancer onset

Researchers in Malaysia have analysed the genomes of people with a rare genetic disorder to better understand their predisposition to cancer across generations.

May 27, 2015
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Stem cell disease model clarifies bone cancer trigger

Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a team led by Mount Sinai researchers has gained new insight into genetic changes that may turn a well known anti-cancer signaling gene into a driver of risk for bone cancers, ...

Apr 09, 2015
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Unituxin approved for deadly pediatric cancer

(HealthDay)—Unituxin (dinutuximab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that most often affects children aged five and under.

Mar 11, 2015
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