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Pretreating aggressive lymphoma with targeted therapy improves chemo effectiveness 27 Aug 2013 | 06:00 pm
Patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, which often relapses and kills within 2 years, experienced a remission of their cancer and stayed disease-free as long as 28 months after taking a commerci...
Interleukin-2 extends life in melanoma brain metastases 27 Aug 2013 | 04:00 pm
Researchers are suggesting that high-dose interleukin-2 (HD IL-2) therapy should be considered as a treatment option in patients with melanoma brain metastases who are otherwise eligible for therapy, ...
More invasive breast cancer surgery comes with growing use of MRIs 27 Aug 2013 | 12:00 am
Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a new study.
New therapy strategy for breast cancer that has spread to the brain 26 Aug 2013 | 09:41 pm
Cellular therapy and gene therapy have been successfully combined in a mouse model to develop a viable treatment strategy for breast cancer that has spread to a patient's brain.
Rethinking Pink: Including Men in Breast Cancer Awareness 26 Aug 2013 | 08:20 pm
Breast cancer is widely regarded as a female cancer, but men are susceptible to the disease as well.
Tomosynthesis reduces recall rate in breast screening 26 Aug 2013 | 04:00 pm
Combining tomosynthesis with digital mammography lowered recall rates by 30% among women being screened for breast cancer, with the greatest reductions seen in patients younger than age 50 years and i...
Tamoxifen halves breast cancer risk in high-risk women 24 Aug 2013 | 12:00 am
A global study of women with inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 found that tamoxifen could halve the risk for breast cancer in the contralateral (opposite-side) breast in these high-risk women.
Genes that drive brain cancer revealed 23 Aug 2013 | 06:00 pm
About 15% of patients with glioblastoma could receive personalized treatment with drugs currently used in other cancers, based on new research that has identified 18 genes responsible for driving glio...
Surgery not a must for abnormal breast lesions 23 Aug 2013 | 04:00 pm
Some women with ALH or LCIS can delay or avoid surgery and instead undergo periodic imaging and clinical examination, as long as radiology and pathology findings are benign and concordant.
Bitter Melon Juice Induces Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death 23 Aug 2013 | 03:00 pm
A vegetable commonly used in Asian and African cooking might show promise against a deadly cancer.