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2012-06-04 17:33:00

About 75 percent of children with leukemia who take chemotherapy face life-threatening heart problems as they age, but an international study led by a University of Rochester Medical Center investigator shows that giving a cardio-protective drug during cancer treatment may prevent the damage. Researchers and physicians will debate how to make young cancer patients and their families aware of the risks of heart damage, and the best ways to manage the risks, in a special session today at the...

2012-06-02 23:01:47

• Clinical Activity of Anti-PD-1 Published in New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and Presented at 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) • Phase 1 Data on Second Investigational Immunotherapy (Anti-PD-L1) Also Published in NEJM and Presented at ASCO Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 SITC leaders publish landmark studies of new cancer immunotherapeutics Clinical activity of two cancer immunotherapeutic agents, anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 were...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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