News tagged with renal cancer

Possible new therapy for the treatment of myeloma

(Medical Xpress)—Research from Karolinska Institutet shows that sorafenib, a drug used for advanced cancer of the kidneys and liver, could also be effective against multiple myeloma. The disease is one of the more common ...

Sep 05, 2012
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Afinitor approved for advanced breast cancer

(HealthDay) -- Afinitor (everolimus) has been approved in combination with the drug exemestane to treat postmenopausal women with advanced hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, the U.S. Food ...

Jul 23, 2012
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New immune therapy shows promise in kidney cancer

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.

Jun 04, 2012
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Detecting tumour cells individually

(Medical Xpress) -- Swiss researchers have devised a method to detect mutations in tumor cells that are only present in a proportion of the cancer’s cells. The analysis reveals that cells of individual ...

May 16, 2012
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