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York Scientists Lead Study on New Treatment for Prostate Cancer

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scientists at the University of York have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer using low temperature plasmas (LTPs).

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University of York scientists use low temperature plasmas to treat prostate cancer

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scientists at the University of York have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer using low temperature plasmas (LTPs).

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St. Luke’s Cancer Center offers new Phase II oncolytic viral therapy clinical trial for advanced melanoma

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

St. Luke’s Cancer Center is a leader in offering clinical trials for patients with melanoma, the most unusual type of skin cancer and also the most deadly. Physicians such as Sanjiv Agarwala, MD, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology for St.

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Study Finds Surgery May Decrease Lung Function in Mesothelioma Patients with Few Symptoms, According to Surviving …

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

New research out of the University of Chicago may give some mesothelioma patients reason to rethink surgery.

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Discarded drug can better fight cancer

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, April 3 (IANS) A discarded anti-cancer drug might be more useful in the fight against cancer than previously thought, say researchers from the University of Missouri. Doctors used 6-Thioguanine, or 6-TG, as a chemotherapy treatment to kill cancer cells in patients with leukaemia for decades

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NTU finds new treatment options for colon cancer

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Nanyang Technological University ) Scientists from Nanyang Technological University and Sweden's Karolinska Institutet have discovered that an existing chemotherapy drug used to treat leukemia could prevent and control the growth of colorectal tumors.

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Cancer's relentless evolution

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Arizona State University ) In new research, Carlo Maley, Ph.D., and his colleagues describe compulsive evolution and dramatic genetic diversity in cells belonging to one of the most treatment-resistant and lethal forms of blood cancer: acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Low vitamin D linked to worse prognosis in type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Rochester Medical Center ) A new study found that people with lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma succumb to the disease or face relapse earlier than patients with sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood.

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Researchers Develop New Potential Drug for Rare Leukemia

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new drug that shows potential in laboratory studies against a rare type of acute leukemia. And additional studies suggest the same compound could play a role in prostate cancer treatment as well.

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Here's What '60 Minutes' Didn't Tell You About The 'Miracle' Glioblastoma Treatment

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The polio-based cancer therapy pioneered by Duke University researchers and featured on “60 Minutes” is promising, but there are caveats.

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