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New study gives glimmer of hope for personalizing treatment for adrenal cancer

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new international study gives a glimmer of hope for personalizing treatment for one of the most rare and aggressive forms of cancer.

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New Oxford Study Says Deliberate Lung Collapse Makes Mesothelioma Procedure Easier, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a newly-published report, doctors in England claim that inducing a collapsed lung can improve treatment for certain mesothelioma patients undergoing thoracoscopy. (PRWeb March 12, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12574106.htm

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New use for a tetanus shot? Small study hints it might help in treating deadly brain cancer

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A dose of tetanus vaccine let patients live longer when added to an experimental treatment for the most common and deadly kind of brain tumour, researchers report. It “put the immune system on high alert,” paving the way for the experimental treatment to work better in attacking the disease, said researcher Kristen Batich of the Duke University Medical …

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Study: Tetanus shot may aid treatment of deadly brain cancer – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A small study hints that it might.

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Clinical trial suggests combination therapy is best for low-grade brain tumors

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center ) New clinical-trial findings provide further evidence that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy is the best treatment for people with a low-grade form of brain cancer.

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New Imaging Technique for Improved Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A research team including NIBIB-funded scientists has developed a new MRI technique for more precise and effective treatment for prostate cancer. The sharper MRI image can provide more accurate biopsies, enable better treatment planning, and help surgeons pinpoint the tumor while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.

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Better cancer care comes to Cleveland

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Getting treatment for cancer just got a bit easier for folks in the Cleveland area, thanks to a new state of the art facility.

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FDA approves Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo to treat lung cancer

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has approved Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Opdivo as a treatment for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death in the country.

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New Research Links Talc Treatment Response with Mesothelioma Prognosis, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Italian researchers say a mesothelioma patient’s response to a treatment for excess lung fluid can also help determine prognosis. (PRWeb March 02, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12552241.htm

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Breast cancer survivor crowdfunds for treatment after significant bone loss

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

After undergoing chemotherapy treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, Leno noticed problems eating, chewing and swallowing.

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