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2013-04-08 12:26:08

A new antibody-guided drug has shown promising activity in a phase I trial involving ovarian cancer patients with platinum drug-resistant disease.

Cancer Death Rates Falling In The US, But It's Not All Good News
2013-01-08 15:24:23

Cancer deaths amongst adults in the US declined modestly over the past decade, but incidence rates for children and teenagers has risen slightly since 1992, according to a report from various cancer organizations.

2012-12-14 15:12:38

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a molecular switch that enables advanced prostate cancers to spread without stimulation by male hormones, which normally are needed to spur the cancer's growth.

2012-12-11 12:01:29

An experimental drug combination for preventing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) was not significantly better than the standard regimen on key endpoints.

2012-12-11 12:00:01

Young patients with an aggressive form of leukemia who are likely to relapse after chemotherapy treatment can significantly reduce those odds by receiving additional courses of chemotherapy.

2012-11-23 10:50:21

A new targeted drug demonstrated its ability to control metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor, an uncommon and life-threatening form of sarcoma, after the disease had become resistant to all existing therapies.


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