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GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma
...hich is a set of published rules that defines when cancer
patients improve (respond), stay the same (stable), or worsen (progress) during treatments. Almost half of the enrolled patients remain in the study. These results with pazopanib are very encouraging, said lead investigator Dr. Thomas Hutson, Ba...
GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced RCC and ovarian cancer
...hich is a set of published rules that defines when cancer
patients improve (respond), stay the same (stable)...ew treatments for patients with cancer. Ovarian cancer
study (Abstract 5561) DATA EMBARGOED UNTIL SATURDAY JUNE 2, 2PM CDT This ongoing Phase II o...
Medical management of another condition may not lead to early cancer diagnosis
...necessarily mean a person is more likely to have a cancer
detected early, according to a study led by Duke U... for how people with co-morbidities at the time of cancer
diagnosis might be treated, Zafar said. "Currently, patients with multiple co-morbidities dont ha...
Gene variations point to why lung cancer drugs work better in Japanese vs. US patients
...apanese patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
survived longer and had a higher rate of side effe...al trials groups in Japan. Gandara, who leads lung cancer
trial efforts for the Southwest Oncology Group, is director of clinical research at the University o...
Protein may be linked to melanoma recurrence
...reatment with interferon are at high risk of their cancer
recurring, said John Kirkwood, M.D., principal inv...t with interferon and who is most at risk of their cancer
returning. The study also found that patients who survived longer showed increased evidence of an...
Flaxseed stunts the growth of prostate tumors
...oscope, and were able to determine how quickly the cancer
cells had multiplied. Men taking flaxseed, eith...art in halting the cellular activity that leads to cancer
growth and spread. One reason could be that as a source of omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed can alter h...
Herb shows potential to reduce cancer-related fatigue
... the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Many cancer
patients face extreme fatigue after diagnosis and ...f/barton_dl.cfm ), a registered nurse, Mayo Clinic cancer
researcher ( http://cancercenter.mayo.edu/ ) and the studys primary investigator. Cancer-related ...
VEGF Trap shows activity in patients with advanced ovarian cancer
...vity in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer
(EOC) who had received three or four prior chemoth...le for this targeted therapy in women with ovarian cancer
who have exhausted all other options. To date, the trial has enrolled 162 patients with advanced o...
Shark cartilage shows no benefit as a therapeutic agent for lung cancer
...the public due to the belief that the incidence of cancer
in this cartilaginous fish is very rare. Early Pha...Phase III randomized trial of shark cartilage as a cancer
agent. A unique and important aspect about this shark cartilage study was that this product, Neovast...
OHSU Cancer Institute shows findings of immunotherapy vaccine in prostate cancer patients
...d to explore the biologic and clinical activity of cancer
immunotherapy sipuleucel-T, or Provenge, in patients with early stage recurrent prostate cancer
who have a rising serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) level, but who have not yet developed metast...
OHSU Cancer Institute, VA researchers find way to identify which men need a second biopsy
...se they may be harboring life-threatening prostate cancer
even though they were given a clean bill of health...bove was indicative that life-threatening prostate cancer
may be present and a repeat biopsy is advised. A Gleason score is a system of grading prostate ca...
MRI detects cancers missed by mammography in breast cancer patients
... of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in new breast cancer
patients has found MRI to be superior to mammograp... in finding additional tumors in a breast in which cancer
has already been diagnosed, and in detecting new tumors in a patients supposedly healthy breast. ...
Radium-223: An alternative treatment for prostate cancer
...ficacy in treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer
(HRPC). The findings are reported early Online - timed to coincide with presentation of the paper at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago and in an upcoming edition of The Lancet Oncology. Patients who have HRPC often have ...
Study supports activity of GEMZAR in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer
... with the activity GEMZAR has shown in this breast cancer
study. Enrollment has been completed in one tri...n an additional four, Phase III early-stage breast cancer
studies evaluating the addition of GEMZAR to commonly-used treatment regimens. Two adjuvant (post-su...
Targeted, oral agent Enzastaurin shows favorable results
... agent, said Richard Gaynor, M.D., vice president, cancer
research and global oncology platform leader for L...e, a pre-clinical study on ovarian chemo-resistant cancer
cell lines, testing for growth suppression in pancreatic cancer, as well as dosage testing on other ...
Clinical data suggest potential versatility of ALIMTA-based regimens in lung cancer
...ity in the treatment of the most diagnosed type of cancer
, according to data presented today at the 43rd An...monly used therapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
(NSCLC). ALIMTA is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. A prospective, randomized,...
Agent slows aging in mice
... certain chemicals, known to inhibit inflammation, cancer
and other destructive processes, can boost the odds of living longer. Today at the annual meeting of the American Aging Association, University of Michigan scientist Richard A. Miller reports early results from a mouse study his lab and two others ...
GlaxoSmithKline honors cancer research pioneer Gianni Bonadonna with new ASCO Award and Fellowship
...nadonnas outstanding contributions in the field of cancer
research. The annual Award and Fellowship will ac...tional researchers of merit in the field of breast cancer
and enable emerging investigators to undertake new patient-oriented research under the mentorship of...
Journal Sleep: Advanced cancer patients have less quality sleep
WESTCHESTER, Ill. Patients with stage four cancer
are more prone to disturbed sleeping patterns due ...nal performance, mental health, and pain status of cancer
patients. "The current findings could be of clinical importance, since in cancer, an initial sign ...
Liver cancer patients with high serum levels of hepatitis B virus face poorer outcomes
...ue of serum HBV DNA levels for patients with liver cancer
undergoing chemotherapy. They found that patients ...ndividuals with the virus. For most patients whose cancer
is inoperable, chemotherapy is one of the main treatment options, and still the prognosis is dismal....
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