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Researchers find new way of killing leukaemia cells

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified a new way of killing cancer cells in patients with a certain kind of leukaemia, which could lead to the development of safer anti-leukaemic drugs.

Mar 04, 2013
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Study confirms safety of colonoscopy

Colon cancer develops slowly. Precancerous lesions usually need many years to turn into a dangerous carcinoma. They are well detectable in an endoscopic examination of the colon called colonoscopy and can be removed during ...

Mar 01, 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 is to develop ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Cancer type affects quality of care survivors receive

(HealthDay)—Compared with control patients without cancer, survivors of some cancers receive different quality of care on certain chronic and acute indicators, according to research published online Feb. 11 in the Journal ...

Feb 14, 2013
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Risk of leukemia after cancer chemotherapy persists

While advancements in cancer treatment over the last several decades have improved patient survival rates for certain cancers, some patients remain at risk of developing treatment-related leukemia, according to results of ...

Feb 14, 2013
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