News tagged with sarcomas

Figitumumab has anti-tumor activity in Ewing's sarcoma

A preliminary study of the anticancer drug figitumumab has found that it has antitumour activity in Ewing's sarcoma—a cancer which affects mainly teenage boys. The results have led to the drug's progression to a Phase 2 ...

Dec 23, 2009
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New Hope for Deadly Childhood Bone Cancer

( -- Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have shed new light on Ewing’s sarcoma, an often deadly bone cancer that typically afflicts children and young adults. Their research ...

Aug 31, 2009
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Cancer treatment models get real

Researchers at Rice University and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a way to mimic the conditions under which cancer tumors grow in bones.

Aug 05, 2015
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FSU scientist leads research on AIDS-related cancer

In the early days of the AIDS epidemic, a once-rare form of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) emerged as a frequent harbinger of HIV. Its stigma was best illustrated by Tom Hanks, who portrayed a gay man trying to conceal ...

Jun 03, 2011
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New technique identifies first events in tumor development

A novel technique that enables scientists to measure and document tumor-inducing changes in DNA is providing new insight into the earliest events involved in the formation of leukemias, lymphomas and sarcomas, and could potentially ...

Sep 29, 2011
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