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2012-04-18 12:45:43

Adding trastuzumab (trade name Herceptin) to the treatment offered to women who have HER2-positive breast cancer, significantly increases the chance of life being prolonged, and reduces the chance of tumours reappearing once therapy stops.

2012-04-04 21:16:41

An international team of scientists, including four at Simon Fraser University, has made a discovery that will change the way the most deadly form of breast cancer is treated.

2012-03-29 23:27:19

A new study has identified a key mechanism that causes breast cancer to spread.

2012-03-15 23:37:11

In a review article posted online March 16 in Cell, the researchers say that refinements and modifications of monoclonal antibody drugs -- several of which have already revolutionized the care of breast and colon cancer --are now being tested in most tumor types.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.