News tagged with sarcomas

Epigenetic diversity in childhood cancer

Tumors of the elderly, such as breast cancer and colon cancer, accumulate thousands of DNA mutations. These genetic defects contribute to cancer-specific properties including uncontrolled growth, invasion in neighboring tissues, ...

Jan 30, 2017
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Immunotherapy effective against some types of sarcoma

An existing cancer immunotherapy drug reduces tumor size in some types of rare connective tissue cancers, called sarcomas, report researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). Additional analyses of ...

Jun 06, 2016
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Non-HIV-related kaposi sarcoma in BRAFi-treated patient

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online Feb. 28 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, researchers document non-HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma in a male patient with myasthenia gravis and metastatic ...

Mar 17, 2016
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