News tagged with recurrent disease

Therapy targets leukemia stem cells

New research takes aim at stubborn cancer stem cells that are thought to be responsible for treatment resistance and relapse. The study, published by Cell Press in the February 14 issue of the journal Cancer Cell, provid ...

Feb 13, 2012
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Chemotherapy may influence leukemia relapse: research

The chemotherapy drugs required to push a common form of adult leukemia into remission may contribute to DNA damage that can lead to a relapse of the disease in some patients, findings of a new study suggest.

Jan 11, 2012
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Brisk walking could improve prostate cancer outcomes

Men with prostate cancer can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least three hours a week following their diagnosis, according to a recent study in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Ca ...

May 24, 2011
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