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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.

2009-08-21 10:06:07

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the Western world. Fortunately physicians today have an abundance of drug therapies available to improve survival length for more advanced cancer patients.

2009-08-10 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

2009-08-02 12:37:18

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who have progressed on a cetuximab-containing regimen may respond to erlotinib, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers reported today at the annual meeting of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

2009-07-27 15:20:00

The cause of lung cancer in never-smokers is poorly understood, but a study led by investigators at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and at the National Cancer Institute has identified a molecule believed to play an early and important role in its development.

2009-06-16 05:00:00

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation Test May Be Key To Identifying Patient Response to Drug Therapies ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc.

2009-06-01 13:19:00

EGFR Pathway Test analyzes in sequential reflex fashion more mutations potentially inhibiting anti-EGFR therapy response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients MADISON, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading cancer diagnostics company, today launched the EGFR Pathway test (KRAS with reflex to NRAS, BRAF), the first laboratory-developed test from a national commercial reference laboratory for comprehensively identifying, in a...

2009-05-21 13:26:41

A class of drugs already approved as cancer treatments might also help to beat alcohol addiction.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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