Tag: new-treatment

A life-saving cure with an $84,000 price tag

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new treatment for hepatitis C could save thousands of lives a year – but the high cost is making it a bitter pill for some Americans to swallow.

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A brand new way to target and kill blood cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL, is a blood cancer that typically occurs in older adults. There is no cure, but now doctors are studying a new treatment that could stop the disease in its tracks.

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New MS Treatment Giving Hope To Patients

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There's a new treatment for MS patients who've tried everything and have yet to find something that works for them.

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The Three Things Ken Burns Gets Wrong About Cancer

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s almost mandatory that any documentary or news segment describing a new treatment for cancer must pulse with the twin themes of tragedy and hope. The latest Ken Burns documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, captures and surpasses these hallmarks of the genre. Viewing the PBS series this week left me without what I believe is a current real-world assessment of the state of cancer.

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MD Anderson, Astellas Pharma sign option agreement for monoclonal antibody drug targeting acute myeloid leukemia

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center ) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Astellas Pharma Inc.

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MD Anderson, Astellas Pharma Sign Option Agreement

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Astellas Pharma Inc.

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Scientists drill down to genetic root of prostate tumor development

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Cancer Research UK ) Scientists have revealed the root of prostate cancers in individual men, discovering that despite huge genetic variety between tumors they also share common gene faults — insight that could offer new treatment hopes.

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Fasting-drugs combo may replace chemotherapy

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, March 31 (IANS): Fasting combined with a less-toxic class of drugs may starve cancer cells to death so effectively that the new treatment may one day replace chemotherapy, suggests new research.

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New Calgary cancer centre announced

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients in Calgary are getting a new treatment centre at the South Health Campus.

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Prostate cancer research breakthrough from Sydney's Centenary Institute

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers from the Origins of Cancer group have opened the door to a new treatment for prostate cancer which can starve cancer cells.

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