News tagged with clinical oncology

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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ASCO issues statement regarding alcohol and cancer

(HealthDay)—Alcohol use is associated with certain types of cancer, and the risk of cancer can be reduced by strategies to prevent excessive use of alcohol, according to a statement published online Nov. 7 in the Journal ...

Nov 08, 2017
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Doctors' group offers ideas for easing cancer costs

(HealthDay)—New cancer drugs routinely cost $100,000 a year or more, and older cancer drugs are rising in price, too. Now, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has some suggestions for easing patients' money ...

Jul 19, 2017
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