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2010-10-12 13:57:10

Adding topotecan to carboplatin plus paclitaxel, the standard treatment for ovarian cancer, does not improve progression-free survival in patients and leads to greater toxicity.

2010-10-04 13:30:11

Research reported in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) shows that a molecular imaging technique may prove useful in early assessment of treatment response for cisplatin-resistant ovarian cancer.

2010-08-09 07:58:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Tel Aviv University (TAU) elucidates the way in which toxic, yet essential, copper ions enter human cells.

2010-07-14 12:56:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-07-06 13:15:02

Investigators at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a way that may help ovarian cancer patients who no longer respond to conventional chemotherapy.

2010-05-20 17:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results of two Phase II trials evaluating ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) in combination with a platinum chemotherapy and radiation for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will be presented by Eli Lilly and Company at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Ill., on June 6, 2010. The standard of care for many patients with unresectable stage IIIA/B NSCLC is a...

2010-05-17 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company will unveil data from 57 studies at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Ill.

2010-04-30 11:11:17

The first trial of an important new combination therapy of treatment with the chemotherapy drug pemetrexed concurrent with radiation in lung cancer has delivered promising results.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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