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Cancer During Pregnancy: Chemotherapy And Radiotherapy Are Safe For Babies

European Society for Medical Oncology Presentations at ESMO 2014 examine the impact of in-utero exposure to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the safety of lymph node biopsy in pregnancy, and the outcomes of unplanned pregnancy during cancer...

Latest chemotherapy Stories

2014-09-30 08:31:34

30 percent incur more than $10,000 of debt battling the disease CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (62%) of America's middle-income cancer survivors say they were not financially prepared for cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study released by the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions (IWS). The study - Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer - surveyed 400 Americans who were 25 to 65 at...

2014-09-30 08:30:56

Completion of Enrollment Expected in 2015; Progression-Free Survival Data Expected in mid-2016 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced the initiation of a global Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating aldoxorubicin compared to topotecan in subjects with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC) who have relapsed or were refractory to prior chemotherapy....

2014-09-29 12:30:45

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Institute of Colombia has announced a promising new drug treatment: a carefully formulated, first-of-its-kind combination of salinomycin and 3-bromopyruvate (3-BrPA) that has already proven successful at treating multiple types of cancer. The team of medical researchers behind this novel treatment are optimistic that it could significantly improve outcomes for many patients who have exhausted current therapeutic...

2014-09-29 08:31:56

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Havana Spa (http://www.spahavananights.com/) in Chicago wants to help breast cancer survivors feel more complete again; the spa provides restoration techniques, such as eyelash extensions and eyebrow reconstructions, that are ideal for women who have lost hair as a side effect of chemotherapy treatments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140926/148604 "Our permanent makeup techniques can give women back something that cancer has taken...

2014-09-29 08:30:57

- LUX-Lung 8 trial met its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival in patients treated with afatinib versus erlotinib after failure of first-line, platinum-based chemotherapy, reducing the risk of disease progression by 18% RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase III data from Boehringer Ingelheim's LUX-Lung 8 trial, the first study to evaluate the superiority of afatinib versus erlotinib in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung,...

2014-09-29 08:30:18

BONN, Germany, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly published European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) clinical guidelines for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) endorse radioembolisation, specifically with Yttrium-90 resin microspheres, as a clinically proven technology to "prolong time to liver tumour progression" in mCRC patients who have failed to respond to available chemotherapy options. SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres, the lead...

2014-09-29 08:29:46

Final data after 49-month follow-up analysis in chemotherapy-naïve men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A final analysis of the Phase 3 COU-AA-302 trial presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) conference in Madrid, Spain showed that ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone significantly prolonged overall survival (OS), compared to...

2014-09-24 12:29:29

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy boosts survival of young patients with Philadelphia chromosome-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators found that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy made a life-saving difference to young patients with an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...

2014-09-22 04:21:55

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, a company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that it is supporting an independent educational satellite symposium on Delivering Chemotherapy With Confidence: New Strategies to Minimize Treatment-Induced Nausea and Vomiting at the 38th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Madrid, Spain, in 2014. Helsinn has awarded a grant to prIME oncology, a global...

chokeberries
2014-09-20 07:08:16

Becky Attwood, University of Southampton A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, reveals research published online in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. The study by researchers at King’s College Hospital and the University of Southampton suggests that adding nutraceuticals to chemotherapy cycles may improve the effectiveness of conventional drugs, particularly in hard to treat cancers, such...


Latest chemotherapy Reference Libraries

Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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