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2012-08-22 12:19:10

A University of Rochester Medical Center study challenges treatment guidelines for early stage follicular lymphoma, concluding that six different therapies can bring a remission, particularly if the patient is carefully examined and staged at diagnosis.

2012-08-13 22:03:30

Scientists have identified new genetic alterations underlying a high-risk subtype of the most common childhood cancer that could be effectively targeted with existing leukemia therapies.

2012-08-13 15:51:54

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have made a discovery involving mice and humans that could mean that people with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare and usually fatal cancer, are a step closer to new treatment options.

Cancer Patient Saved With Pluristem PLX Cells
2012-08-09 09:30:16

Dressed in a white coat, a physician wrapped a piece of gauze around the arm of a female wearing a black shirt. The female was tense and anxious, sitting patiently as vials were attached to her arm.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.