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2014-09-17 23:10:10

A new meta-analysis of mesothelioma studies finds that people with sarcomatoid mesothelioma are less likely to respond to first- or second-line chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Researchers say patients with the rarest and most deadly subtype of mesothelioma are least likely to have good outcomes with chemotherapy treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the findings. Click here to read it now. Scientists with Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic and the...

2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

2014-09-11 23:05:47

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to announce next year’s law school scholarship for survivors or family members affected by blood cancers. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, a national event to bring much needed attention to these disorders. That makes September the perfect time to announce next year’s law school scholarship for survivors or family members affected by blood cancers. The Law...

2014-09-05 08:23:34

Data presented at the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Annual Conference in Portland, OR September 4-6 highlights the effectiveness of the ChemoClave closed system transfer device and MicroClave neutral displacement connector SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that a new study presented this week at the 38(th) Annual Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Conference in...

2014-08-31 23:02:00

Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-control forms of primary brain tumors in the United States. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Describing the NovoTTFTM system as a “cell division taser device,” Dr. Yaron Moshel explains that the NovoTTF...

2014-08-29 23:08:42

New Book reveals the humor-filled accounts of one woman going through chemotherapy. Harrisburg, Penn. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to Macmillan Cancer Support research presented at the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) conference held in Birmingham, England last June, “More than one in five breast cancer patients will have their disease recur”. This only goes to show how tremendously devastating breast cancer is, especially for those who are struggling to fight its...

2014-08-27 23:10:14

Doctors in Italy have linked an electrolyte imbalance with shorter survival times in people on chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A new study at an Italian university finds that patients who develop a condition called hyponatraemia, or low blood sodium levels, during chemotherapy are less likely to respond to the treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a comprehensive article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Oncologists at...

2014-08-27 23:02:42

NovoTTF™-100A System Offers Novel, Non-Invasive Treatment in Fight Against an Aggressive Type of Brain Cancer Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ANS is pleased to announce the availability of NovoTTF-100A System, a ground breaking anti-cancer therapy for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). Experts at ANS are now certified to prescribe this new medical therapy and will begin extending this new treatment option for recurrent GBM patients starting immediately. NovoTTF™...

2014-08-27 16:25:38

DelMar Is Advancing Clinical Trials With VAL-083 As A New Chemotherapy For Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTCQB: DMPI), developer of advanced cancer therapeutics, will be featured as a presenting company at the 16th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The presentation will take place Tuesday, September...

2014-08-26 12:28:30

10-Member Team to Focus on Increasing Nurse Awareness of Occupational Hazards and Safety PORT WASHINGTON, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (www.equashield.com [ \\lonpivdocs\Ari.ARI-E5430\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Outlook\AKYIJ1DQ\www.equashield.com ]), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today it has appointed a nurse advisory council comprised of ten top nurses...


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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