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Oct 21, 2014

New approach to monitoring changes in cellular structure may lead to early detection of cancerous cells

Researchers have developed a new approach to characterizing and monitoring changes in cellular structure. Read More
Oct 21, 2014

Clinical trial demonstrates prolonged survival for advanced multiple myeloma patients

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center has announced publication of breakthrough data in the treatment of advanced multiple myeloma in the journal Biology of Blood and... Read More
Oct 21, 2014

Knowing individual risk does not increase cancer screening rates

Knowing their individual risk for disease is not enough to pursuade previously nonadherent patients to undergo recommended colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings, according to a randomized, controlled... Read More
Oct 21, 2014

3-D printed facial prosthesis offers new hope for eye cancer patients following surgery

Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3-D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014... Read More
Oct 21, 2014

Findings point to an 'off switch' for drug resistance in cancer

Like a colony of bacteria or species of animals, cancer cells within a tumor must evolve to survive. Read More
Oct 21, 2014

Trastuzumab continues to show significantly improved overall and disease-free survival for HER2-positve early stage breast cancer

After following breast cancer patients for an average of eight-plus years, researchers say that adding trastuzumab (Herceptin) to chemotherapy significantly improved the overall and disease-free... Read More
Oct 20, 2014

Non-smoking life in smoking homes comparable to polluted cities

A study has found that non-smokers are exposed to levels of air particles comparable to living in heavily polluted cities such as London if they live with people who smoke indoors. Read More
Oct 20, 2014

Many older people have mutations linked to leukemia, lymphoma in their blood cells

At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people over 70 have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells, according to new research at Washington University... Read More
Oct 20, 2014

New insight that 'mega' cells control the growth of blood-producing cells

Patients recovering from chemotherapy or organ transplantation often have dangerously low levels of blood cells - leaving them weak and vulnerable to infection. Read More
Oct 19, 2014

Adaptimmune announces interim results from pilot trial of its engineered NY-ESO T cells targeting synovial sarcoma

Adaptimmune Limited, a leading biotechnology company focused on the use of T-cell therapy to treat cancer and infectious disease, have announced the release of interim results from a pilot clinical... Read More
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