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2013-10-09 23:24:07

Physicians at Reproductive Partners - UCSD Regional Fertility Center are working with young female cancer patients to help them preserve their fertility before undergoing potentially damaging treatments. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Physicians at Reproductive Partners - UCSD Regional Fertility Center are working with young female cancer patients to help them preserve their fertility before undergoing potentially damaging treatments. Fertility Preservation – freezing a...

2013-10-09 12:49:29

Among patients with pancreatic cancer who had surgery for removal of the cancer, treatment with the drug gemcitabine for 6 months resulted in increased overall survival as well as disease-free survival, compared with observation alone, according to a study in the October 9 issue of JAMA. "Pancreatic cancer is a disease with a poor prognosis, mainly because of the inability to detect the tumor at an early stage, its high potential for early dissemination, and its relatively poor sensitivity...

2013-10-07 23:18:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Therapies and Diagnostics for Ovarian Cancer. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES This report, Therapies and Diagnostics for Ovarian Cancer, provides an overview of the current and potential global market for ovarian cancer and treatments and testing technologies. The report provides comprehensive information on ovarian cancer and highlights treatment guidelines. It identifies and analyses the key trends...

2013-10-04 23:23:03

Could the supplement quercetin eventually be used to improve the effectiveness of peritoneal mesothelioma treatment? A new study in mice suggests that it might. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 A new animal study conducted in Croatia and detailed on Surviving Mesothelioma appears to show that the flavonoid quercetin, found in fruits, vegetables and grains, may make the heated chemotherapy treatment known as HIPEC more effective while protecting healthy cells against toxicity. HIPEC...

2013-10-03 09:31:58

The phase III study published in the The Lancet shows that an antibody (ramucirumab) inhibits the action of various proteins involved in tumor growth, prolonging survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer This international trial, published in The Lancet, is one of the largest phase III trials in second-line treatment of gastric cancer. Standard care for advanced gastric cancer, known as first-line treatment, is based on chemotherapy, but it only offers a median survival of 8 to 10...

2013-10-03 09:27:34

In a recent study, two different strains of non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile provided protection against both historic and epidemic C. difficile strains. The research was conducted by researchers at Hines VA Hospital and is published ahead of print in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Studies show colonization with a non-disease-causing strain of C. difficile can prevent infection by the more dangerous strains. Patients who are not colonized by benign strains may risk...

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...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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