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2009-12-15 22:16:44

Inhibiting fatty acid synthesis in brain cancer cells may offer a new option to treat about 50 percent of deadly glioblastomas that are driven by amplified signaling of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).

2009-12-09 17:41:02

Drug resistant lung cancer cells change their behavior in ways we do not understand to evade treatment, but these events can now be recapitulated and studied in mice.

2009-12-02 17:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec.

2009-11-25 14:59:29

M. D. Anderson-led team connects the dots among three distinct components of cancer development, potentially pointing the way to new therapeutic strategies.

2009-11-18 11:51:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

2009-10-16 10:31:20

The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) are involved in the carcinogenesis of many malignancies.

2009-10-08 11:07:23

UH Case Medical Center study in JCO reinforces focus on personalized treatment for patients based on ethnicity.

2009-09-22 07:50:08

Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who are given cetuximab (Erbitux) in addition to chemotherapy are 13% less likely to die than those who receive chemotherapy alone, regardless of which chemotherapy drug cocktail is used, new research finds.

2009-09-08 14:53:04

Use of the molecularly targeted agent lapatinib to delay tumor growth and improve the survival of patients with inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma, or liver cancer, only benefited certain subgroups of patients.

2009-09-01 12:54:28

There may be a way around the harsh skin toxicity associated with a widely used cancer drug, according to a study published online this week in Cancer Biology and Therapy by researchers from City of Hope and the Kimmel Cancer at Jefferson.


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