News tagged with clinical oncology

Letrozole tied to ovarian function recovery in chemo

(HealthDay)—Some women aged 40 to 49 years with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea regain ovarian function with letrozole, according to a study published online Feb. 16 ...

Feb 18, 2016
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ASCO updates biomarkers for breast cancer Tx guidance

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated recommendations on the use of biomarkers to guide decisions on adjuvant systemic therapy for women with early-stage invasive breast cancer. The clinical ...

Feb 12, 2016
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Suicide gene therapy kills prostate tumor cells

Results from a long-term clinical trial conducted by cancer researchers at Houston Methodist Hospital show that combining radiation treatment with "suicide gene therapy," a technique in which prostate cancer cells are genetically ...

Dec 12, 2015
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