Tag : Radiation Therapy

Gastroenterology

Inhibiting specific protein could make radiation therapy for colon cancer more effective

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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have discovered a way to make radiation therapy for colorectal cancer more effective...
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UC researchers uncover potential new treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma

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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have uncovered a potentially more beneficial treatment regimen for patients with metastatic melanoma. Source link...
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GW expands clinical trial of neoadjuvant immunotherapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

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The Cutaneous Oncology Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients...
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Harmful genetic mutations in healthy donors' stem cells may create problems in AML patients

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A stem cell transplant – also called a bone marrow transplant – is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia. Source...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai awarded more than $10 million in federal funding for research on glioblastoma

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The Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has received more than $10 million in federal funding for several projects...
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Obesity linked to increased risk of cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer

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Anthracyclines remain a cornerstone of breast cancer therapy in combination with new-generation targeted drugs such as trastuzumab. Both types of drugs are major culprits in...
Gastroenterology

Hitachi and CLB establish new research laboratory to improve diagnosis, treatment of cancer

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Hitachi, Ltd. and Centre Leon Berard, a leading French Comprehensive Cancer Center in Lyon-France, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to jointly...
Neurology

Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy starts at Atlantic Health System

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Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center. A select number of...
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UC experts explore if ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma

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Investigators at the University of Cincinnati are studying whether or not a modified Atkins-type ketogenic diet could help make treatments for a common, but dangerous,...
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ASTRO guideline provides recommendations on use of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer

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A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology provides recommendations on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients diagnosed with pancreatic...
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Introduction of default physician order reduces unnecessary imaging for cancer patients

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Simply introducing a default physician order – a “nudge” – into electronic health records cut the use of unnecessary daily imaging in half during palliative...

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