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Latest Neuroendocrine tumor Stories

2010-04-30 11:06:24

Fine-tuning radiotherapy to take into account which parts of a patient's tumor are growing fastest could improve control of cancer while subjecting patients to lower doses of radiation.

2009-12-07 19:08:23

Peptide Delivers Anti-Cancer Compounds to Where They Can Do the Most Good.

2009-11-23 15:51:28

In the November issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a study out of Stanford University found that Barrett's esophagus was detected in six percent of asymptomatic women undergoing endoscopic screening.

2009-11-20 14:14:00

Radiation therapy is effective in achieving local control and palliation in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNTs), despite such tumors being commonly considered resistant to radiation therapy.

2009-09-17 08:34:38

UCSF researchers have identified collections of tiny molecules known as microRNAs that affect distinct processes critical for the progression of cancer.

2009-08-25 13:11:32

Researchers from Turku, Finland, have identified a blood-flow glucose consumption mismatch that predicted pancreatic tumor aggressiveness, according to results of a study published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2009-07-21 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-07-07 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-06-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.