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2011-12-01 07:33:18

Younger lymphoma patients given a more intensive chemotherapy regimen combined with rituximab live much longer, and are more than twice as likely to remain in remission 4 years later, compared to patients given standard chemo.

2011-10-07 05:48:08

The future looks bright for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer. A paper published in the October 6, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), shows that new treatment regimens, providing a lower risk of cardio toxicity, are an acceptable and effective option for patients.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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