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Sep 19, 2014

Chromosome buffers should improve understanding of melanoma

Buffers that guard against damage to the ends of chromosomes could hold the key to a better understanding of malignant melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - according to new research from... Read More
Sep 19, 2014

For recurrent head and neck cancers a combination of targeted radiation and drug therapy is less toxic

Patients with a recurrence of head and neck cancer who have previously received radiation treatment can be treated more quickly, safely and with fewer side effects with high doses of targeted... Read More
Sep 19, 2014

Neck surgery unnecessary for many throat cancer patients

Study shows that among those whose cancer was triggered by a virus, any lingering bumps after chemotherapy and radiation tend to be benign. Read More
Sep 19, 2014

Researchers shed light on how breast implants may cause rare lymphoma

Although uncommon, researchers have found that some women who have breast implants develop a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. A new study provides clues as to why this is. Read More
Sep 19, 2014

Position statement on breast cancer screening published in Maturitas

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and... Read More
Sep 18, 2014

Exercise can enhance tumor-shrinking effects of chemotherapy

A study finds that chemotherapy shrank melanoma tumors more in mice that exercised during their treatment compared to mice that did not exercise. Read More
Sep 18, 2014

NICE recommendation for Tafinlar® (dabrafenib) for the treatment of metastatic melanoma patients in England and Wales

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued its final appraisal determination (FAD) recommending the use of Tafinlar®... Read More
Sep 18, 2014

Moffitt Cancer Center study finds few physicians are recommending HPV vaccination for boys

Research from Moffitt Cancer Center shows family physicians and pediatricians are not always recommending vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for young male patients. Read More
Sep 18, 2014

Surgery may yield better long-term results for some lung cancer patients

Patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are otherwise healthy fare better over time if they undergo conventional surgery versus less-invasive radiosurgery to remove their... Read More
Sep 18, 2014

Colorectal cancer relapses may be predicted by expression of five genes

Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Oncology-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (ICO-IDIBELL), led by David Garcia-MollevĂ­ have identified 5 genes differentially expressed in normal... Read More
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