Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising clinical trials.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
(HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat bladder cancer was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday.
Tecentriq (atezolizumab) treats the most common type of bladder cancer, called urothelial carcinoma. It's the first in its class of drugs, called PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors, approved to treat this type of cancer.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Learning that you have cancer is shocking. During treatment, the last thing you want to consider is having cancer ever again.
But for many of us who’ve been diagnosed, especially at a young age, it’s a prospect we must confront.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Cancer is one of the most expensive and riskiest diseases to treat. A new study shows that cancer drugs have become significantly more expensive compared to the drugs used 15 years ago.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
A research to analyze quality of life for childhood cancer survivors concluded that though treatment for childhood cancers is possible and a child with cancer get many more years to live, the patient usually develop a health which is proportionate to the health of a 40 year old. Consequently, childhood cancers survivors remain prone to chronic health issues throughout their life time. - Students Debt Consolidation Loans -
Monday, September 28, 2015
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene- activity test to gauge each patient's risk. student loansalibaba
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, chief of the melanoma and immunotherapeutics service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New drugs that boost the immune system’s ability to fight tumors may be one of the greatest medical advances in years, cancer doctors say, pulling some patients from death’s door and keeping them in remission for years.
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Saturday, November 30, 2013
Dr. Erik Nelson, Dr. Donald McDonnell, and colleagues at Duke University reported the discovery of a cholesterol metabolite that mimics the action of estrogen in the development and spread of breast cancer in the Nov. 28, 2013, issue of the journal Science.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
AUSTIN (KXAN) - This year, an estimated 12.000 children under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer. September is Childhood Cancer awareness month and a local pediatric oncologist with Dell Children's joined KXAN to talk about the disease.