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2012-04-16 05:09:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- A new compound has shown evidence of stopping the spread of tumors while also improving brain cancer treatment in animals, researchers explore how this could this work for humans. Traditional treatment of invasive brain tumors consists of a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, with this treatment few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis. The reason for this is because the effectiveness of the treatment is limited by the tumor's aggressive...

2012-03-29 02:37:18

Researchers from Emory and the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed a new treatment approach that appears to halt the spread of cancer cells into normal brain tissue in animal models. Treating invasive brain tumors with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation has improved clinical outcomes, but few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis. The effectiveness of treatment is limited by the tumor's aggressive invasion of healthy brain tissue, which restricts...

2012-03-29 02:35:00

Treating invasive brain tumors with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation has improved clinical outcomes, but few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis. The effectiveness of the treatment is limited by the tumor's aggressive invasion of healthy brain tissue, which restricts chemotherapy access to the cancer cells and complicates surgical removal of the tumor. To address this challenge, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have...

2012-03-15 17:18:00

University Hospitals Case Medical Center cancer researcher helps advance 'individualized' patient care with the find New research published in the March 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (embargoed 5 pm ET March 14) identifies gene mutations associated with improved overall survival with higher doses of chemotherapy for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). According to one of the authors, Hillard M. Lazarus, MD, Director of Novel Cell Therapy at Seidman Cancer...

FDA Rushes To Fix Shortage Of Cancer Drugs
2012-02-21 15:03:31

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans on Tuesday to help resupply the U.S. with two leading cancer drugs. The agency said they will address shortages of two leading cancer drugs by allowing one of them to be imported from abroard, and rush approval for a new manufacturer to make the second. "We're not out of the woods," Dr Sandra L Kweder of the Food and Drug Administration's drug center told the New York Times. "But these two particular shortages have been very, very...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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