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2014-03-31 09:54:57

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether follow-up treatments are likely to help. Dr. Jerry Shay, Vice Chairman and Professor of Cell Biology at UT Southwestern, led a three-year study on the effects of irradiation in a lung cancer-susceptible mouse model. When his team looked at gene expression changes in the mice, then applied them to humans with early stage cancer,...

2014-03-31 08:28:39

Patients in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face significant challenges accessing oral medications due to their age, cancer type and where they live TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The CanCertainty Coalition - an unprecedented unification of more than 30 Canadian patient groups, physicians, and health charities today released a powerful video highlighting the significant challenges cancer patients in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face in accessing oral medications. The video's message...

2014-03-29 23:01:54

A new study finds that a drug that kills bladder cancer cells with light works even better when another compound is added. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Chinese developers of a light-based treatment for bladder cancer say the treatment can be improved with the addition of a second drug. Click here to read the findings, which have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Doctors in the Department of Urology at Fudan University in Shanghai have concluded that the...

2014-03-28 23:00:12

One woman’s successful fight against breast cancer becomes another person’s reason for hope and inspiration. New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 “Are You Kidding Me?” is about being diagnosed with breast cancer and all the wonderful games author Lucy Morrison got to play. It starts out with the mammogram and further testing and continues with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She was fortunate to have a less-invasive type of cancer and did not need the kind of chemotherapy that...

2014-03-26 23:27:13

Reimagine announced today that its revolutionary program, proven in multiple studies to improve the lives of cancer patients their caregivers and family members, is now available nationwide to everyone touched by cancer via the website reimagine.me. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Reimagine announced today that its revolutionary program, proven in multiple studies to improve the lives of cancer patients their caregivers and family members, is now available nationwide to everyone...

2014-03-26 23:26:31

A report to the nation’s bladder cancer specialists says more of them should be taking a multidisciplinary approach to treating their patients with bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Researchers say treating the invasive form of bladder cancer with both surgery and chemotherapy can improve survival, especially if chemotherapy is delivered prior to surgery. Click here to see details of the new report, which has just been posted by Cancer Monthly. In a report presented at...

2014-03-26 16:25:02

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The most comprehensive review of the performance of Canada's cancer control systems reveals that some older Canadians with colon, lung or breast cancer are not receiving guideline-recommended radiation and chemotherapy at the same rate as younger patients with these cancers. This age-related disparity may be explained by a number of factors. For example, older people are more likely to have other acute and or chronic health problems, which could...

2014-03-26 16:11:46

A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA modifications in the patient's tumor, once again allowing tumor growth, according to an international team headed by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). The finding warrants research into adding drugs that could prevent the cancer from hijacking patients' repressive gene...

2014-03-25 23:28:12

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies markets. Global market for Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) Diagnostics is forecast to reach US$10 billion by 2020, driven by rising incidence of cancer, growing demand for effective diagnosis & treatment, and breakthrough research developments in understanding disease pathways. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – High prevalence of...

2014-03-24 08:29:37

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers treatments for various types of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States today. In fact, half of all those who live beyond 65 will suffer from some form of skin cancer. Early diagnosis offers the best prognosis for skin cancer treatment, but options are available to treat the various stages and types of cancer based on the patient's needs and the cancer's...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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