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2008-05-28 03:00:08

By Galantino, Mary Lou Cannon, Nicole; Hoelker, Tiffany; Quinn, Lauren; Greene, Laurie ABSTRACT Introduction: Studies have revealed the benefits derived from yoga which includes improvements in quality of life (QOL) and decreased symptoms for women with breast cancer.

2006-07-05 16:08:17

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Stomach cancer patients who receive chemotherapy before and after surgery have significantly higher survival rates, according to a study published this week.

2006-03-22 08:33:20

LONDON (Reuters) - Combining the drug Avastin with standard chemotherapy can keep breast cancer under control for longer in patients with advanced disease, scientists said on Wednesday. Avastin, which is made by Roche Holding AG and its majority-owned U.S.

2005-07-15 12:21:01

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The combination of the anti-cancer drugs Herceptin and Taxotere appears to work better than Taxotere alone in women with advanced breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast, research shows. Moreover, there is little added toxicity when Herceptin is given.

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2005-06-03 07:20:00

A combination of chemotherapy drugs can increase the five-year survival rate of women with node-positive breast cancer by about 7 percent, a new study finds.


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