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New Drug To Treat Breast Cancer Approved By US Regulatory Agency
2013-02-23 06:52:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a brand new type of breast cancer medication this week that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy surrounding tissues. In U.S. women, breast cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer and is expected to kill more than 39,000 Americans this year alone, the National Cancer Institute reports. Kadcyla, from Roche, is a combination of a powerful chemotherapy drug, the...

2012-12-11 16:10:39

A review in the December issue of the journal Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine by Paul Bunn Jr, MD, University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator and past president of ASCO, IASLC and AACI describes the current state of lung cancer care. “We´re in a new paradigm in which we realize this top cause of cancer deaths is actually a number of related diseases, each potentially with its own cause and cure,” Bunn says. The review describes the shift from...

2012-10-01 12:26:56

Phase III data reported at ESMO 2012 New trial data showing improvements in the treatment of esophageal and gastrointestinal cancers were released today at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna. Phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of gefitinib versus placebo in esophageal cancer progressing after chemotherapy The first phase III trial to address the need for second-line treatments in esophageal cancer shows that...


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