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2014-09-08 12:28:40

- In vivo data support potential clinical benefit of first therapeutic to target a defined subset of liver cancer patients based on genetic profile - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept.

2014-03-26 16:15:10

In a series of studies involving 140 American men and women with liver tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins have used specialized 3-D MRI scans to precisely measure living and dying tumor tissue to quickly show whether highly toxic chemotherapy – delivered directly through a tumor's blood supply – is working.

2013-10-30 23:03:58

Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital is one of a few national centers using SBRT as a "bridge" to liver transplant for liver cancer patients, and a recent study shows it is effective.

2013-01-01 10:43:08

Using two successive pairs of specialized CT scans, a team of Johns Hopkins and Dutch radiologists has produced real-time images of liver tumors dying from direct injection of anticancer drugs into the tumors and their surrounding blood vessels.

2012-02-07 23:07:13

One way to tackle a tumor is to take aim at the metabolic reactions that fuel their growth.

2011-07-07 01:00:00

PAMPLONA, Spain, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the multi-centre European Network on Radioembolization with Yttrium-90 Resin Microspheres (ENRY) analysis of the long-term outcomes related to survival and safety of radioembolization using SIR-Spheres in patients with inoperable primary liver tumours were published on-line today in Hepatology, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Association of the Study of Liver Diseases.[1] Evaluation of 325 patients with...

2011-04-05 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ILLKIRCH, France, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, and Transgene (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0005175080), a bio-pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of immunotherapeutic products, today announced that new data from Phase 1 and 2 clinical studies of JX-594 were presented in an oral presentation at...

2010-10-14 15:17:00

Physicians at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus are among the first in the nation to use a technique known as MRI-guided laser ablation to heat up and destroy kidney and liver tumors.

2010-05-20 15:01:39

A University of Rochester study helps to explain why men get liver cancer more often than women and opens the door for a new treatment pathway, by showing a direct link between the androgen receptor, which is more active in men, and the hepatitis B virus as it relates to the deadly cancer.


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