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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.
Results of a new study demonstrate the feasibility of a novel strategy in drug discovery: screening large numbers of existing drugs — often already approved for other uses — to see which ones activate genes that boost natural immunity.
Medicine-toting nanochains slip into tumors and explode a chemotherapy drug into hard-to-reach cores of cancer, engineers and scientists at Case Western Reserve University report.
A new compound has shown evidence of stopping the spread of tumors while also improving brain cancer treatment in animals, researchers explore how this could this work for humans.
Treating invasive brain tumors with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation has improved clinical outcomes, but few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans on Tuesday to help resupply the U.S. with two leading cancer drugs.
Will a drug used to treat childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and other pediatric cancers cause heart problems later in life?
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.