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2013-05-01 15:32:07

A type of low-grade but sometimes lethal brain tumor in children has been found in many cases to contain an unusual mutation that may help to classify, diagnose and guide the treatment of the tumors.

2013-04-30 23:36:50

Cancer cells are wily, well-traveled adversaries, constantly side-stepping treatments to stop their spread.

2013-04-29 14:08:24

Injection of human stem cells into mice with tumors slowed down tumor growth.

2013-04-22 16:56:17

A massive study analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types has identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.

Treatment Of Cervical Cancer Oultined With Two New Studies
2013-04-20 08:43:16

Two landmark radiotherapy studies demonstrating cervical cancer tumors can be effectively treated with specifically-adapted high doses will be presented this weekend at the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology.

2013-04-16 13:33:24

Researchers with the Institute of Urologic Oncology and the Department of Urology at UCLA have classified kidney cancer into several unique subtypes, a finding that will help physicians tailor treatment to individual patients and that moves cancer care one step closer to personalized medicine.

2013-04-15 16:03:43

A new, minimally invasive treatment that tears microscopic holes in tumors without harming healthy tissue is a promising treatment for challenging cancers.

2013-04-15 13:03:20

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified mutations responsible for more than half of a subtype of childhood brain tumor that takes a high toll on patients.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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