In ongoing global research for combating cancer, new theories constantly surface to fuel newer dimensions of treatment and therapy. Perhaps none has generated as much hope as the latest theory of using nanoparticles to create new-age cancer drugs. A recent study by Swedish...
The LIVESTRONG Foundation has released a report that shows high user satisfaction with an online tool to help cancer survivors receive post-treatment care plans, and the foundation is launching a study into whether electronic health record data can help streamline the tool.
A new study has found that women can be screened for colorectal cancer at least five to 10 years later than men when undergoing an initial "virtual colonoscopy." Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal...
Shortening the time between chemotherapy sessions improved quality of life in women with advanced ovarian cancer without affecting efficacy. In a randomized phase III trial, dubbed MITO-7, weekly chemotherapy with a standard drug combination also had significantly less toxicity...
At the 2013 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, there were promising results for patients with metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer refractory to standard treatment with radioactive iodine. Investigators from the international randomized phase III DECISION...
Lung cancer kills about 1.5 million men and women around the world — more than the number of people who die from breast, colon, pancreatic and prostate cancers combined. Animal studies indicate that delivering chemotherapy through inhalation kills more cancer cells...
Though it can point to options for individuals to manage their cancer risk, take-up of genetic testing for cancer-causing mutations in affected families in France remains very low, Montpellier University Hospital's Pascal Pujol, MD, PhD, has found.
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