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University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) researchers have identified over 125 genetic components in a chemotherapy-resistant, brain tumor-derived cell line, which could offer new hope for drug treatment to destroy ...
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England has doubled since the early 1990s, according to a new report published by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) today (Friday).
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Influenza, commonly known as the flu, has distinct transmission patterns around the world. In temperate regions, influenza's occurrence peaks during the winter season, while in some tropical regions, the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) shows that preparing older acute myeloid ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Almost always deadly and steadily on the rise, pancreatic cancer is on track to become the second-leading cause of cancer death in the nation within the next two years, according to a recent report.
Cancer Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiation treatment at an academic center have a higher survival rate than those receiving treatment at a community center, according to a study in the December 2012 issue of Otolaryngology–Head an ...
Cancer Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In women with breast cancer that has recurred but remains confined to in or near the breast, post-surgical chemotherapy appears to boost survival, new research shows.
Cancer Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dogs are surprisingly adept at sniffing out lung cancer, results from a pilot project in Austria published on Wednesday suggested, potentially offering hope for earlier, life-saving diagnosis.
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
This month, Molecular Pharmaceutics reported promising findings from the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research and the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Delaware, about the potential for na ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mitral valve repair safe and effective for elderly patients once considered too high risk based on age alone
(Medical Xpress)—Heart surgery to repair the mitral valve is safe and leads to a better quality of life for older patients long-suspected to be too high risk for the operation, according to new research from the University ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Select patients with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from a Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center clinical trial that looks to improve survival rates of the FDA-approved prostate cancer drug Provenge.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The assumption that childhood cancer in developing countries is prohibitively expensive to treat is challenged by new research contributed to by the University of Sydney.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the United Kingdom has found that primary angioplasty does increase the survival rate of heart attack patients. The Imperial College London researchers said recent studies examining the ...
Cardiology Nov 30, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Among the two available procedures for opening blocked arteries surrounding the heart, one appears to be safer than the other for dialysis patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of th ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Several drugs companies have ineffectively tried to produce antibodies that bind to the IGF-1 receptor on the cell surface, which has a critical part to play in the development of cancer. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet ...
Cancer Nov 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |