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2014-03-26 16:15:10

In a series of studies involving 140 American men and women with liver tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins have used specialized 3-D MRI scans to precisely measure living and dying tumor tissue to quickly show whether highly toxic chemotherapy – delivered directly through a tumor's blood supply – is working.

2014-03-26 16:11:46

A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA modifications in the patient's tumor, once again allowing tumor growth.

2014-03-26 11:23:23

A new era of lung cancer therapy is close to dawning, using drugs that can prevent tumor cells from evading the immune system.

Gregory Tsongalis PhD
2014-03-26 03:00:14

Dartmouth researchers at its Norris Cotton Cancer Center have compiled a review of the role that information gathered through genetic testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

2014-03-25 23:28:12

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies markets.

2014-03-24 12:30:19

Largest Study of Its Kind Shows Minimally Invasive Treatment May Slow Disease Progression in Liver While Maintaining Quality of Life SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-03-20 08:29:42

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:

Unnecessary Brain Scans Are A Headache For Everyone
2014-03-18 09:39:51

Many people with persistent headaches are worried about a cancerous growth on their brain and request that their doctor perform and imaging scan, but more often than not – it’s not a tumor.

2014-03-18 08:33:01

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calithera Biosciences, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, today announced

2014-03-14 16:23:20

Data Showed Tumor Shrinkage in Both Injected and Metastasized Tumors THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced findings from a pre-specified


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.