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2005-12-19 14:36:26

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss may be more common than previously reported in children with cancer who have undergone chemotherapy with highly effective platinum-type drugs such as cisplatin and carboplatin, researchers report.

2005-12-02 15:25:00

Although as many as 70 percent of patients who have the localized stage of the bone cancer osteosarcoma survive after surgery and chemotherapy, the overall survival rate after recurrence is less than 30 percent, researchers report.

2005-11-22 16:55:00

Stem cells may cause some forms of bone cancer, University of Florida scientists report.

2005-07-24 17:43:22

Core-needle biopsy guided by CT scans or ultrasound appears to be an effective way to obtain tumor samples diagnosis of pediatric solid tumors, say St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers.


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.