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The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a new indication for Temozolomide ( Temodar ), an oral cytotoxic alkylating agent. The drug, used concurrently with radiotherapy and as maint ...


Erythropoietin treatment for anemia may reduce the risk for blood transfusions and improve hematologic response in cancer patients, but evidence that the treatment affects survival is inconclusive. ...


Erlotinib ( Tarceva ) is the first drug and the only EGFR-targeted treatment shown to prolong survival in a phase III trial ( PA3 ) when added to standard of care ( Gemcitabine ) for the treatment of ...


A study, published in Annals of Oncology, carried out at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, showed that men whose cancer had not spread beyond the breast were a ...


A study, conducted by Roy Patchell and colleagues at the University of Kentucky and published in the Lancet, indicated the best treatment for the immobilizing trauma of spinal cord compression in meta ...


Young women who are treated for Hodgkin lymphoma with chest radiation therapy have a high cumulative absolute risk of developing breast cancer later in life. This risk increases with age at end of fo ...


A study, published in the JAMA, has found that older women who received radiation therapy for cervical, rectal or anal cancer have a substantially increased risk for pelvic fractures. Pelvic fract ...


Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center recommend more aggressive treatment for men whose prostate cancers occurred after transurethral resection of the prostate ( TURP ) and whose PSA level is conside ...


Research has shown that being single, married or divorced can influence cancer survival, but a new study shows marital status appears to have no impact on the outcome for women with breast cancer who ...


Study results have provided further valuable insights into certain genetic mutations which occur in childhood thyroid tumours and their link to both radiation exposure and patient age. The unique ...


A study has shown for the first time that giving two chemotherapy drugs to women with advanced endometrial cancer after surgery reduced the risk of recurrence by 29% and extended survival by 32% compa ...


After lumpectomy for breast cancer, radiotherapy to the remaining breast tissue can improve the chances of long-term survival. This is one of the main new findings from a worldwide overview of deta ...


Using transparent zebrafish embryos, researchers at Jefferson Medical College have shown that a microscopic nanoparticle can help fend off damage to normal tissue from radiation. The nanoparticle, ...


Of the approximately 12,000 people who are diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme annually in the U.S., half will die within a year, and the rest within 3 years. Currently, the only treatments that ...


Researchers at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, have found that the curry spice turmeric holds real potential for the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer, particularly when combin ...