Oncology/Hematology News
  • Cancer vaccines help patients get tumor-free in 2 studies

    Added On : 11th July 2017

    "Many other cancers might benefit from this approach," Wu said. Cancer vaccines — which are intended to help patients fight cancer by enlisting the individuals' own immune systems to attack cancer cells —showed promise in two small new studies.

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  • Spreading cancer caught on film

    Added On : 9th July 2017

    Image result for Spreading cancer caught on filmThe way in which every single cancer cell spreads around the body has been captured in videos by a team in Japan.

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  • Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers

    Added On : 6th June 2017

    Image result for AlecensaMedications show promise for non-small cell type

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  • Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial

    Added On : 5th June 2017

    Ovarian cancerA new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer has shown "very promising" results in women in the advanced stages of the disease.

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  • One Dose of Radiation May Help Spine Pain in Cancer

    Added On : 4th June 2017

    Image result for One Dose of Radiation May Help Spine Pain in CancerStudy suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

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  • UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

    Added On : 21st May 2017

    How the final proton beam therapy room will lookA key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport.

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  • 'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

    Added On : 2nd May 2017

    Blood testDoctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an "exciting" discovery.

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  • Study links parental smoking with increased risk of childhood cancer

    Added On : 10th April 2017

    Researchers found a possible link between parental smoking and an increased risk of a common type of childhood cancer.The dangers that secondhand smoke pose to growing children and unborn babies is well documented, but now researchers are adding another frightening health risk to the list — genetic changes associated with a common type of childhood cancer.

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  • Antibiotic 'link to bowel cancer precursor'

    Added On : 8th April 2017

    File picture of pillsPeople who take antibiotics for a long time are more likely to develop growths on the bowel which can be a precursor to cancer, a study suggests.

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  • New drug for one in five breast cancers

    Added On : 15th March 2017

    • Angelina JolieMany more women could be helped by a new type of breast cancer drug, say experts
    • Biological therapies are currently only available as part of clinical trials, but hold great promise
    • Experts estimate as many as one in five patients might benefit

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