News tagged with treatment of cancer

Is it safe to exercise while undergoing cancer treatment?

Exercise can improve the quality of life for cancer survivors as well as for patients still undergoing treatment, based on an extensive review I was involved in as a research librarian. The massive study was a systematic ...

Apr 05, 2013
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Sorting out fertility after childhood cancer

As success rates in treating childhood cancers have improved, greater emphasis is being placed on quality of life issues following successful treatment. Many cancer treatments can lead to infertility, but there are few methods ...

Mar 15, 2013
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Breakthrough in battle against leukemia

Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.

Mar 13, 2013
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Novel small molecules used to visualize prostate cancer

Two novel radiolabeled small molecules targeting prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) have excellent potential for further development as diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, according to research published ...

Mar 05, 2013
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Towards personalised cancer treatment

All types of cancer begin with genetic aberrations in the DNA of normal cells. An extensive research project will examine the errors occurring in the genes of several thousand Norwegian patients. The objective ...

Mar 01, 2013
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