Surgery

Laser light offers new tool for treating bone cancer

Of the many ways to treat cancer, the oldest, and maybe most tried and true, is surgery. Even with the advent of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and more experimental treatments like bacteria that seek and destroy cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cell therapy could improve bone marrow transplant safety

UCLA researchers report a step forward in the development of an "off-the-shelf" cell therapy that could reduce the severity of graft-versus-host disease in people receiving donor bone marrow transplants for the treatment ...

Medical research

Inflammation accelerates aging of the hematopoietic system

In mice, inflammation in early to mid-life leads to a permanent decline in functional blood stem cells, according to a recent publication by scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Stem Cell Institute ...

Oncology & Cancer

The case for having dentists on your cancer care team

Cancer treatment often takes a team of health professionals—oncologists, nurses, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and social workers—to coordinate and provide comprehensive support for patients. At NYU, dentists ...

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Bone tumor

A bone tumor refers to a neoplasic growth of tissue in bone. It can be used for both benign and malignant abnormal growths found in bone, but is most commonly used for primary tumors of bone, such as osteosarcoma. It is may be applied to secondary bone tumors, i.e. metastatic tumors found in bone.

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