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2014-03-07 23:21:39

A new article in a top medical journal says appropriate use of a safer chemotherapy drug could open up more treatment options for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center is reporting on a new article published in Leukemia & Lymphoma journal suggesting that an alternative to a popular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma drug can reduce the risk of heart problems and help more patients. This is especially good news for elderly...

2014-01-28 08:29:41

AT-005 Marks Aratana's First Commercial Opportunity in T-cell Canine Lymphoma KANSAS CITY, Kan., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing or acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted conditional approval for AT-005, Aratana's...

2013-06-26 10:16:52

Humans and their pet dogs are close, so close that they both develop a type of cancer called diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In humans it's the most common lymphoma subtype while in dogs, it's one of the most common cancers in veterinary oncology. A team of scientists from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Duke University have conducted one of the first studies to directly compare canine and human B-cell...

2012-03-12 14:51:11

More than 90 percent of humans have antibodies to the Epstein Barr virus. Best known for causing mononucleosis, or "the kissing disease," the virus has also been implicated in more serious conditions, including Hodgkin's, non-Hodgkin's and Burkitt's lymphomas. Yet little is known about exactly how EBV triggers these diseases. Now a team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Penn's Perelman School of Medicine has the first evidence that an...

2012-02-07 21:09:36

New therapy combination prolongs survival in dogs and furthers research for human trials A new immunotherapy for companion dogs with advanced-stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has been shown to improve survival while maintaining quality of life, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The study resulted from a collaboration between The University of Texas MD Anderson Children´s Cancer Hospital in Houston and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary...

2011-04-06 22:34:40

Researchers at North Carolina State University are narrowing the search for genes involved in non-Hodgkin lymphoma "“ by turning dogs into humans. Humans and dogs don't just share companionship and living space, they also share a similar genetic makeup. Additionally, they share the same types of cancer, including lymphoma. Dr. Matthew Breen, professor of genomics at NC State, uses canines as a genetic model for studying lymphoma because purebred dogs of the same breed have less genetic...

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2010-09-07 14:22:45

Researchers have identified a new target for the treatment of lymphoma and are testing a potential new drug in pet dogs afflicted with the disease. At low doses, the compound, called S-PAC-1, arrested the growth of tumors in three of six dogs tested and induced partial remission in a fourth. The results of the study, conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois, appear this month in the journal Cancer Research. The new compound targets a cellular enzyme, procaspase-3, that when...


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