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2013-10-02 23:30:06

Trillium Chiropractic event on why conventional treatments like chemotherapy are not your first or only line of defense. Cancer can be defeated before it develops, which may prevent the need for chemotherapy and radiation treatments later on. Maple Grove, MN (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Dr. Jerod Ochsendorf is hosting the Maximized Living Cancer Killers Makeover, a public workshop to teach people of all ages how to prepare their bodies to prevent and fight cancer naturally. This event will...

2013-10-02 10:34:29

Treatment with losartan increases drug delivery in animal models by opening collapsed tumor blood vessels Use of existing, well-established hypertension drugs could improve the outcome of cancer chemotherapy by opening up collapsed blood vessels in solid tumors. In their report in the online journal Nature Communications, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators describe how the angiotensin inhibitor losartan improved the delivery of chemotherapy drugs and oxygen throughout...

2013-10-01 08:30:03

LONDON, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS revision of Clinical Policy Commissioning Statement on SIRT will allow patients in England with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) who may benefit from SIR-Spheres(R) microspheres to get treatment in specialist NHS centres NHS England has issued an interim Clinical Commissioning Policy Statement that updates its policy on Selective...

2013-10-01 08:28:07

Conventional treatments like chemotherapy are not your first or only line of defense ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer can be defeated before it develops--without the use of chemotherapy or radiation. Dr. Ben Lerner, co-founder of Maximized Living and New York Times best-selling author, and Dr. Charles Majors have written a book, entitled "The Cancer Killers," which teaches people of all ages how to prepare their bodies to prevent and fight cancer naturally. (Photo:...

2013-10-01 04:22:41

Four Studies Presented at the European Cancer Congress, Following NICE's Recommendation for Using Oncotype DX Test to Guide Chemotherapy Decisions in Early-stage Breast Cancer Patients AMSTERDAM and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results from four studies highlighting the value of its Oncotype DX(®) tests for optimizing treatment for patients with breast and colon cancer. Three new decision impact studies - including...

2013-09-30 15:52:49

Women with ovarian cancer that has recurred after chemotherapy have survived for longer after treatment with a biological therapy called cediranib, according to new results to be presented today (Monday) at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Cediranib, which is taken in pill form, is an inhibitor of a cell signalling process involved in formation of tumour blood vessels, essential for tumour growth, and it is the first oral inhibitor of its kind to show an improvement in the time...

2013-09-30 14:06:50

Research institutes, regulators and the pharmaceutical industry are urged to cooperate to develop new approaches to testing cancer drugs, in order to bring the revolution in personalized medicine to patients across Europe, says the European Society for Medical Oncology. It has become clear in recent years that each patient's cancer has individual characteristics that are potentially amenable to "personalized" treatments that target those characteristics. But there is still a great deal of...

2013-09-30 10:12:12

Combining traditional forms of Chinese and Western medicine could offer new hope for developing new treatments for liver, lung, colorectal cancers and osteosarcoma of the bones. Experts from Cardiff University's School of Medicine have joined forces with Peking University in China to test the health benefits of a traditional Chinese medicine. The team also set-out to examine how by combining it with more traditional methods like Chemotherapy could improve patient outcomes and...

2013-09-28 04:20:17

Trial Evaluated Nearly 1,000 Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced detailed results from the Phase 3 ASPECCT ('763) trial comparing Vectibix(®) (panitumumab) to Erbitux(®) (cetuximab) for the treatment of wild-type KRAS metastatic colorectal cancer in patients who have not responded to chemotherapy. The study met its primary endpoint, demonstrating that panitumumab was non-inferior to cetuximab...

2013-09-27 23:28:31

A new type of targeted mesothelioma therapy has yielded promising results in mice, according to a recent published study. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 In a report published on BMC Cancer and detailed on Surviving Mesothelioma, University of Vermont researchers say coating silica microparticles with a special antibody makes it possible to deliver a powerful cancer-fighting drug right at the site of mesothelioma tumors, with better results and fewer side effects than standard...


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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