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2011-11-16 07:31:16

First treatment to reduce prostate tumor spread supports targeting bone microenvironment An international clinical trial has found that treatment with a drug that suppresses the normal breakdown of bone can delay the development of bone metastases in men with prostate cancer. The study, receiving Online First publication in The Lancet, is the first to successfully reduce bone metastasis in such patients and supports the importance of targeting the bone microenvironment to prevent prostate...

2011-09-26 11:19:05

Quality of life can be significantly improved Inhibiting a protein involved in bone metabolism can delay the onset of the bone metastases which are common in men with a particular form of prostate cancer, a researcher will tell the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress today (Sunday). Professor Stéphane Oudard, Head of the Oncology Department at the Georges Pompidou Hospital, Paris, France, says that his team's research on the effects of the monoclonal antibody...

2011-09-20 05:55:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — OSTORA, a new oral drug made of salmon calcitonin, was in its third phase of study to determine if it effectively treated postmenopausal osteoporosis. The researchers deemed it safe and effective. The ORACAL study was a Phase III multinational, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled trial of Tarsa's oral recombinant salmon calcitonin compared to commercially available, synthetic salmon calcitonin administered by nasal spray and to placebo. The...


Word of the Day
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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