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2014-03-11 08:31:48

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Los Angeles dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, urges patients to screen their skin and look for skin cancer symptoms. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the world and accounts for about half of all cancers that are diagnosed in the United States. More than 75,000 cases of melanoma and 3.5 million cases of squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas are diagnosed every year.Being aware of skin cancer symptoms can ensure patients...

2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

Scientists Identify Potent Driver Of Metastasis
2014-03-10 12:44:42

The Wistar Institute Protein Correlates with Breast, Bladder, Melanoma, and Thyroid Tumors An international team of researchers led by scientists at The Wistar Institute have discovered and defined LIMD2, a protein that can drive metastasis, the process where tumors spread throughout the body. Their study, published in the March issue of the journal Cancer Research, defines the structure of LIMD2 and correlates the protein in metastatic bladder, melanoma, breast, and thyroid tumors....

New Combo Therapy Shows Promise For Cervical Cancer Treatment
2014-03-10 12:12:44

Bret Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer. Patients with locally-advanced cervical cancer are typically prescribed cisplatin-based chemoradiation therapy (CRT), yet the benefits of this treatment have largely gone unresearched since the late 1990s, the study authors claimed. In search of a new treatment...

2014-03-05 23:25:20

Diabetic patients who develop bladder cancer after taking the drug Actos (pioglitazone) tend to have about the same number of Stage I, II, and III cancers as surgical patients who never used Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A new published study of patients who had their bladders removed because of cancer suggests that the drug Actos may not have much effect on the growth and extent of cancer. As Cancer Monthly reports, the study, published in BMC Urology, examined the cases of...

2014-03-05 23:00:16

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global Cell Therapy Market & Pipeline Insight” report to its research database. Research in cell therapy is transforming the future of medicine. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The global market for cell therapy was valued at close to USD 2.5 Billion in 2012. With continuous advances and developments in this field of medicine, the global cell therapy market is expected to grow at a high rate of 20-22% to reach approximately USD 8 Billion by 2018....

2014-03-05 10:44:37

By eliminating Mcl-1, radiation and chemotherapies could be more effective in treating the most common and deadly of all cancers Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a protein, Mcl-1, that helps enable one of the most common and deadly types of cancer to survive radiation and drug treatments. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) makes up about 85 percent of the nearly 160,000 Americans expected to die this year from lung cancer, which by far...

2014-03-04 23:30:56

The Sensus Healthcare SRT-100™ is a non-invasive skin cancer treatment system. The SRT-100™ will provide the local patient community with the most effective, non-surgical and pain free therapy to treat non-melanoma skin cancers, such as Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), which account for the vast majority of all skin cancers. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Skin Cancer Radiotherapy Institute (SCRI) announced that they are the first medical...

2014-03-03 23:22:47

Researchers say reduced white blood cell count with chemotherapy could be corrected with appropriate medication. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Researchers examining the rates of grade 3 and 4 neutropenia, a side effect of chemotherapy, say patients who are younger than 65 are less likely to receive prophylactic treatment for the problem. Neutropenia is characterized by an abnormally low number of neutrophils, a type of circulating white blood cell that destroys bacteria in the blood....

2014-02-28 13:36:05

The side effects of ingesting too much caffeine — restlessness, increased heart rate, having trouble sleeping — are well known, but recent research has shown that the stimulant also has a good side. It can kill cancer cells. Now, researchers report in the ACS journal Inorganic Chemistry that combining a caffeine-based compound with a small amount of gold could someday be used as an anticancer agent. Angela Casini, Michel Picquet and colleagues note that caffeine and certain...


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