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2013-10-03 09:31:58

The phase III study published in the The Lancet shows that an antibody (ramucirumab) inhibits the action of various proteins involved in tumor growth, prolonging survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer This international trial, published in The Lancet, is one of the largest phase III trials in second-line treatment of gastric cancer. Standard care for advanced gastric cancer, known as first-line treatment, is based on chemotherapy, but it only offers a median survival of 8 to 10...

2013-10-02 10:34:29

Treatment with losartan increases drug delivery in animal models by opening collapsed tumor blood vessels Use of existing, well-established hypertension drugs could improve the outcome of cancer chemotherapy by opening up collapsed blood vessels in solid tumors. In their report in the online journal Nature Communications, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators describe how the angiotensin inhibitor losartan improved the delivery of chemotherapy drugs and oxygen throughout...

2013-08-23 23:21:22

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new way of analyzing data acquired in MR imaging that appears to have the ability to identify whether or not brain tumors are responding to angiogenesis therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 On August 23, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new MR analysis technique that reveals whether or not brain tumors are responding to angiogenesis therapy. According to an August...

2013-08-20 00:20:06

IBN's novel technique brings researchers closer to viable organ implantsSingapore, Aug 20, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed a simple method of organizing cells and their microenvironments in hydrogel fibers. Their unique technology provides a feasible template for assembling complex structures, such as liver and fat tissues, as described in their recent publication in Nature...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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