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Are we any closer to early detection of prostate cancer?

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

By 2030, prostate cancer will be the most common type, researchers say. If we're to find a cure, charities need to join forces instead of sneering at each other

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Adjustments on the treatment of cancer patients with pneumonia

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pneumonia is the most frequent type of infection in cancer patients and it is associated with high mortality rates. Researchers have analyzed the factors associated with severe pneumonia in hospitalized cancer patients and suggest that personalized treatment protocols can reduce mortality in this population. Their work indicates that the standard broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment used by …

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Brazilian study suggests adjustments on the treatment of cancer patients with pneumonia

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( D'Or Institute for Research and Education ) Pneumonia is the most frequent type of infection in cancer patients and it is associated with high mortality rates. Brazilian researchers analyzed the factors associated with severe pneumonia in hospitalized cancer patients and suggest that personalized treatment protocols can reduce mortality in this population. Their work indicates that the …

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MSK begins CAR T cell clinical trial for children with relapsed or treatment-resistant ALL

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are pioneering a new groundbreaking clinical trial for children and young adults with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) by using one of the most promising methods of cancer treatment today, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells.

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Dogs trained to detect prostate cancer with more than 90% accuracy

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ability of two German shepherds to identify the most common form of cancer in British men has sparked hopes of finding a practical application Hopes that man’s best friend can help medics detect prostate cancer have been boosted by research suggesting that trained German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to the disease from urine samples with remarkable accuracy. The …

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Opens First Pediatric CAR T Cell Clinical Trial

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are pioneering a new groundbreaking clinical trial for children and young adults with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) by using one of the most promising methods of cancer treatment today, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells.

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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Diagnosed Victims to Call For a Customized Treatment Report Focused on Finding …

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only focused on making certain that every diagnosed victim in the United States has the most skilled mesothelioma lawyers advancing their mesothelioma compensation claim, they are also very passionate about making certain that all diagnosed victims and/or their family have on-the-spot information about the nation's …

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New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3 Of those, approximately 2 to 7 per cent are diagnosed with ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer4, a form of the…

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University Hospitals doctors say the process allows differing levels of radiation

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

University Hospitals is giving a boost to treatment for one of the most common forms of cancer affecting men. They’re using a new technology designed to improve radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients

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The very first human trial of a new approach to cancer treatment has scientists excited

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two of the most promising recent approaches to…

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