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An investigational new drug Sutent ( Sunitinib ) more than doubled survival and significantly reduced tumor growth and spread in patients with Imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumors ( GIS ...


Treatment outcomes associated with the Bexxar therapeutic regimen ( Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 - Tositumomab ) in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients were significantly improved when Bexxar was administ ...


A study carried out in Canada demonstrated that regular moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. Researchers, led by Sai Yi Pan, of the Publi ...


A study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, found that women with breast cancer who engaged in an amount of physical activity equivalent to walking 1 or more hours per week had better surviv ...


A study does not support aggressive treatment for localized, low-grade prostate cancer, indicating a small risk of progression of this grade of cancer. A recent study suggested an increasing prost ...


A study, published in Journal of Urology, found that men with early stage prostate cancer who make intensive changes in diet and lifestyle may stop or perhaps even reverse the progression of their ill ...


Researchers from Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University found that testing for an activated Stat5 protein in prostate tumor tissue effectively predicts which men have a form of ...


The results of the largest study of its kind, conducted by investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Texas Children's Cancer Center ( Houston ) and Royal Children's Hospital ( Melbourne, ...


Some of the improvement in prostate cancer survival rates over the past decade may be due to a shift in the classification of prostate tumors rather than to an actual improvement in outcomes. Prost ...


Gamma-linolenic acid ( GLA ), a substance in evening primrose oil and several other plant oils used in herbal medicine, inhibits action of Her-2/neu, a cancer gene that is responsible for almost 30 pe ...


While a link between weight and initial development of prostate cancer already has been made, the research carried out at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is the first to associate a ...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) approved Aromasin ( Exemestane tablets ) for adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen-receptor positive early breast cancer following two- ...


Abnormal cell division that yields cells with an extra set of chromosomes can initiate the development of tumors in mice, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have shown, validating a controver ...


A study, published in the JAMA, has found that older women who received radiation therapy for cervical, rectal or anal cancer have a substantially increased risk for pelvic fractures. Pelvic fract ...


Surgery is the most effective way to treat tumors that grow in the liver. But for most patients, the tumor is growing in a way that it can't be removed. And when that happens, few options remain. ...