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2012-01-23 10:47:41

Chronic inflammation combines with DNA methylation, a process that shuts down cancer-fighting genes, to promote development of colorectal cancer.

2011-11-10 15:26:29

A new type of therapy aimed at reversing the gene-silencing that promotes cancer-cell growth has shown promising results in a small clinical trial conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

2010-12-11 00:30:30

A two-drug combination is safe and active in newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome patients who are usually excluded from clinical trials because they have other illnesses or poor performance status - a measure of disease progression - researchers reported this week at the 52nd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.

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2010-05-09 13:13:12

Chemical changes in the genetic material, known as epigenetic modifications, regulate the activity of many genes.

2010-04-26 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Celgene's Vidaza (azacitidine) (seven-day dosing) will retain Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status through 2013 for the treatment of high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes.


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