Tag: "regress" at medical news
No justification for colposcopy in screening of young women for cervical cancer
...i comments: "Our data suggest that most LSILs will regress
spontaneously in immunocompetent young women, lending support to a practice of monitoring these cytological lesions. Follow-up HPV status was a strong predictor of regression, but HPV status at time of LSIL diagnosis was not. The finding that persist...
'Hedgehog' signal distinguishes lethal from localized prostate cancers
...tment with cyclopamine also caused those tumors to regress
and not return -- even months after treatment was stopped, the researchers report. "Cyclopamine may not itself become an anti-cancer drug, in part because it's already in the public domain -- it's been known since the mid 1960s as the cause of one-e...
New drug for non-small cell lung cancer shows efficacy
... and grow.When the signal is disrupted, the tumors regress
and apoptosis or celldeath occurs. A double-blind, randomized phase II clinical trial of gefinitib wasconducted at thirty academic and community oncology centers in theUnited States. Participating were 221 patients who had either stageIIIB or IV non...
Trojan Horse technique may slow growth of tumours
...arge tumours three-fold and caused tiny tumours to regress
when injected into mice. "Like the legend of the Trojan Horse in which invading soldiers hid inside a hollow wooden horse to fool the enemy, this drug enables deadly radioisotopes to hide within the EGF as it passes naturally into the breast cancer ...
Other highlights in the September 3 issue of JNCI
... cervix persist longer, progress more rapidly, and regress
more slowly in women infected with oncogenic types of human papillomavirus (HPV) compared with women infected with a non-oncogenic HPV type or in women with no HPV infection, according to a study by Nicolas F. Schlecht, Eduardo L. Franco, and colleag...