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2012-11-13 10:11:24

A new study has found Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients given a new type of 'smart drug' in addition to chemotherapy treatment are 22 per cent less likely to relapse and around 13 per cent less likely to die from their disease. The results are from a major phase III Cancer Research UK-funded trial led by Cardiff University. Of the 1,115 patients who took part in the trial, 68 per cent relapsed on the new treatment within three years, compared with 76 per cent of those who had the...

2012-09-30 23:00:05

"Thanks to my Cancer" is a creative film where the most unusual ways are used to make you realize that Surviving is about Fighting. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 A cancer patient who has firsthand experience on survival from terminal cancer directs “Thanks to my cancer”. The documentary will use creative ways to motivate patients to fight their cancers despite the remote chances they have for survival. Cancer is a disease known to be in every person in a dormant...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'