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Energy Boost For Fatigued Cancer Patients
SWALLOWING a specially designed energy drink each day could boost cancer patients left exhausted by chemotherapy, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer today* (Tuesday). Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of treatment for cancer, robbing patients of the energy to perform everyday tasks and severely impairing their quality of life. But Italian scientists have... View News Article (2002-06-11)


Yale procedure cuts recurrence of aggressive uterine cancer
A state-of-the-art treatment program developed at Yale School of Medicine increases survival from the aggressive uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) and spares some patients the need for additional therapy. View News Article (2005-09-22)


Low-dose chemotherapy plus antiangiogenesis drug has activity in advanced breast cancer
Chemotherapy given in low, frequent doses - a novel strategy called "metronomic" delivery - achieved partial shrinkage of disease in some advanced breast cancer patients when given concurrently with an angiogenesis inhibitor. View News Article (2005-12-09)


Treatment method improves survival for advanced laryngeal cancer, U-M study finds
Chemotherapy and radiation can be effective at treating cancer of the larynx, or voice box, without removing the organ that controls speech and swallowing. But it doesn't work for everyone. View News Article (2006-02-01)


Cancer-resistant mouse discovered
A mouse resistant to cancer, even highly-aggressive types, has been created by researchers at the University of Kentucky. View News Article (2007-11-27)


Intraperitoneal chemotherapy administration prolongs survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer
A study featured in this month's edition of Gynecologic Oncology examines the challenges associated with the administration of intra-abdominal chemotherapy, also known as intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy. View News Article (2006-01-05)


Stealth particles to target tumors
Stealth nano particles may some day target tumor cells and deliver medication to specific body locations, according to Penn State chemical engineers. View News Article (2005-09-01)


Breast cancer drug receives FDA approval
A new use for the breast cancer drug Herceptin was approved by the FDA yesterday, a move that means more treatment options for the 25 percent of breast cancer patients with early-stage HER-2 positive breast cancer. View News Article (2006-11-20)


St. Jude announces breakthrough in eye cancer treatment
Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have demonstrated in a mouse model a new, locally applied treatment for the eye cancer retinoblastoma that not only greatly reduces the size of the tumor, but does so without causing the side effects common with standard chemotherapy. View News Article (2006-11-02)


Thalidomide treatment proves better than conventional chemotherapy for multiple myeloma
When people hear "thalidomide," many think "birth defects," however, evidence has come to light that this once-banned drug can be used as a potent anti-cancer treatment. In a new study, researchers from the University of Bologna, Italy, demonstrate that Thal-Dex (thalidomide used in combination with dexamethasone) is more powerful than conventional chemotherapy for the... View News Article (2005-06-21)

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