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2012-03-28 09:58:24

Among patients with a high risk of recurrence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor following surgery for its removal, patients who received imatinib (a drug to treat certain cancers) for 3 years instead of 1 had improved recurrence-free survival and overall survival.

2012-03-27 12:59:07

The under-reporting of the possible side effects of heart damage from cancer drugs puts patients at an increased risk for heart failure.

2012-02-07 12:08:41

Treatment with three relatively new "targeted" cancer drugs has been linked to a slightly elevated chance of fatal side effects.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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