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MRHFM Supports Emerging Science Showing Promise in Advancing Early Detection of Mesothelioma Cancer

New research uses nanotechnology that shows promise in potentially playing a more significant role in the detection of aggressive cancers such as mesothelioma. (PRWeb February 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Early-Detection/Mesothelioma-Cancer/prweb11580562.htm

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Radiation plus hormone therapy prolongs survival for older men with prostate cancer

Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced prostate therapy than hormone therapy alone, according to a new study. The researchers found that hormone therapy plus radiation reduced cancer deaths by nearly 50 percent in men aged 76 to 85 compared to men who only received hormone therapy.

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Breast Cancer Drug Launched To Help Women Who Have Stopped Responding To Herceptin

A breast cancer drug for women who have stopped responding to Herceptin has been launched in the UK. Kadcyla – also called T-DM1 – is given to patients who have failed on conventional treatment with Herceptin and chemotherapy

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Number living with cancer in UK will reach high of 2.5 million, charity says

Macmillan says 400,000 rise in five years is largely down to improvements in detection and treatment The number of people in the UK who have cancer will reach a record high of 2.5 million this year, up 400,000 from five years ago, according to a charity. Continue reading…

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Lung Cancer Precision Medicine Trials: Adapting to Progress

Lung Cancer Precision Medicine Trials: Adapting to Progress As recently as a decade ago, a patient diagnosed with advanced lung cancer had a straightforward choice of treatments: chemotherapy or palliative measures. Many oncologists advised their patients against chemotherapy, feeling that the choice offered little if any potential benefit.Fast forward to the waning days of 2015 […]

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New Prognostic Tool Predicts Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute have developed a tool for doctors to forecast the potential survival of individual patients, enabling faster, more accurate information on whether to try additional rounds of treatment or seek clinical trials.

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MRHFM Supports Emerging Science Showing Promise in Advancing Early Detection of Mesothelioma Cancer

New research uses nanotechnology that shows promise in potentially playing a more significant role in the detection of aggressive cancers such as mesothelioma. (PRWeb February 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Early-Detection/Mesothelioma-Cancer/prweb11580562.htm

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MRHFM Supports Emerging Science Showing Promise in Advancing Early Detection of Mesothelioma Cancer

New research uses nanotechnology that shows promise in potentially playing a more significant role in the detection of aggressive cancers such as mesothelioma. (PRWeb February 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Early-Detection/Mesothelioma-Cancer/prweb11580562.htm

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Lana Rovang charged in Calgary cancer charity scam

Calgary police have charged a woman with fraud after she allegedly obtained thousands of dollars by telling coworkers and friends that she had cancer.

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Cancer research gets £1m boost

A number of new posts will be created in the field of cancer research in Northern Ireland thanks to a £1m investment.

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