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The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a new indication for Temozolomide ( Temodar ), an oral cytotoxic alkylating agent. The drug, used concurrently with radiotherapy and as maint ...


Alpha-tocopherol ( Vitamin-E ) supplementation produced unexpected adverse effects on the occurrence of second primary cancers and on cancer-free survival in patients with head and neck cancer, treate ...


A study suggests that men under 65 who choose prostate surgery have higher long-term survival rates than those who are put under the watchful waiting group. Researchers from the Scandinavian Prost ...


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 ...


The results of several clinical studies of Cetuximab ( Erbitux ) have been presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) 41st Annual Meeting. Irinotecan-refractory metastatic co ...


Preliminary results of a study showed patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, a form of primary brain cancer, experienced a significant tumor response rate when treated with Enzastaurin. " ...


Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have demonstrated how to safely deliver more oxygen to oxygen-deprived tissues in the body wound healing therapies and cancer treatments. Oxygen is cr ...


An experimental compound, ABT-737, that blocks the action of a class of proteins known as the Bcl-2 family, may prove to be a valuable tool in the fight against cancer. The Bcl-2 family of protein ...


Researchers at the Burnham Institute found that a protein known for its role in gene regulation has another important function, that of initiating DNA repair. The study has been published in Mole ...


Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found a new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation tr ...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified in normal cells a common metabolic enzyme, which acts as a rheostat of cellular conditions, also controls cell replicat ...


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 ...


The largest study of nuclear industry workers ever conducted found low doses of radiation are associated with a risk of developing cancer. This study brings the largest body of evidence to date co ...


Bladder cancer occurs about three times more often in men than women. It’s also more likely to strike older adults. Environmental factors such as tobacco and industrial chemicals can increase the ri ...


Glioblastoma multiforme ( GBM ) is the most common and deadly of brain cancers. Because GBM is so aggressive, the disease has been the target of a number of laboratory and clinical studies investigat ...