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2013-12-14 23:03:17

In response to an article published by Yotta Fire, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a study that looks into a new and effective method of delivering chemotherapy drugs directly to brain cancer patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Yotta Fire on December 4th that discusses a new...

2013-12-14 23:01:48

Scientists in Italy say vinorelbine may be a promising option for patients whose cancer returns after chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 The anti-mitotic drug vinorelbine may be a safe and effective treatment for mesothelioma patients whose cancer progresses after first-line chemotherapy with the standard drugs. Pemetrexed (Alimta) is the primary first-line chemotherapy drug for mesothelioma patients with unresectable disease. The drug is usually paired with a...

2013-12-13 13:22:02

New research data presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium New research from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University examined how changes in the genetic composition of breast cancer tumors after brief exposure to either biologic therapy or chemotherapy can predict future clinical outcomes in patients. Results showed that through deep genome sequencing, a reduction in the...

Technique Accelerates Gene Discovery
2013-12-13 08:05:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers working to decipher the role of genes since the completion of the Human Genome Project may see their efforts accelerated by a new approach that lets them permanently and selectively delete genes from a cell's DNA. The new system, known as CRISPR, was developed by researchers at MIT, the Broad Institute, and the Whitehead Institute, and should allow scientists to study the entire genome at once. In two new papers...

2013-12-12 10:58:07

In a new study, women with relatively small, HER2-positive breast tumors who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted therapy following surgery or radiation therapy were very unlikely to have the cancer recur within a few years of treatment, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers will report at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The findings offer, for the first time, a set of standard treatment guidelines for...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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