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Breast cancer study points to more personalised treatment
A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete picture of the changes in DNA in breast cancer, providing potential opportunities for new treatments. A study of 560 breast cancer genomes, or complete genetic ... [...]
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Pictorial postmark to commemorate Breast Cancer Canal Walk
The Lockport Post Office will be commemorating Lockport's 20th annual Mother's Day Breast Cancer Canal Walk with a pictorial postmark offered during the walk on Sunday at Widewater's Marina on Market Street. The Post Office first took part in the canal ... [...]
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risks and Benefits of Chemotherapy Treatments
Pain medications like ibuprofen or naproxen patients use to relieve pain and inflammation only treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, but DMARDs treat the underlying cause of rheumatoid arthritis by changing the body's immune response so it will ... [...]
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New drug offers a ray of hope for prostate cancer patients
A new class of cancer drug can help men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment, according to a new study. Researchers found that the drugs, called Hsp90 inhibitors, specifically target and inactivate a ... [...]
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Elevated PSA Linked To Increase Risk of Urinary Symptoms in Men
Dr. Freedland: PSA is a marker of prostate pathology. While often used to screen for prostate cancer, it is not prostate specific and can be elevated due to inflammation or enlarged prostate or other reasons. Whether it predicts the development of ... [...]
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Why MEN diagnosed with breast cancer are far more likely to die than women
Warning signs include having one side of the family with an unusually high number of relatives with breast, ovarian or prostate cancer, especially if these cancers occurred at a younger age than normal (under 50 for breast cancer), or any incidence of ... [...]
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Surgeon fighting breast cancer is also a survivor
Doctors treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. They have all sorts of backgrounds and experiences. But it's not every day that a breast cancer patient has a surgeon who is also a survivor. In 2013, Dr. Lori Wilson, a Howard University Hospital ... [...]
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Aytu BioScience Announces Pricing of $7.5 Million Public Offering of Common …
Aytu's current portfolio of commercial and late-stage urology products addresses prostate cancer, urinary tract infections, male infertility and male sexual dysfunction, and the company plans to expand into other urological indications for which there ... [...]
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Immunomedics Announces Abstract on Sacituzumab Govitecan (IMMU-132) in …
IMMU-132 has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for the treatment of patients with triple-negative breast cancer who have failed at least 2 prior therapies for metastatic disease. Immunomedics has a research collaboration with Bayer to ... [...]
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Two known chemotherapy agents effectively target breast cancer stem cells
Thangaraju's lab has evidence that the two additional drugs directly affect at least two key ways that enable stem cells to make breast cancer, including the myoepithelial cells that enable it to spread to the bone, lung and beyond. They appear to help ... [...]
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'Highly individual' DNA analysis forms basis of new approach to breast cancer
A study of 560 breast cancer genomes, or complete genetic codes, turned up five new genes associated with the disease. The results, published in Nature and Nature Communications, provide evidence that breast cancer genomes are "highly individual", ... [...]
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High Risk of Arthritis in Down's Syndrome
"Despite the higher prevalence and incidence, delay in diagnosis is a feature consistently reported, and as a result of delayed diagnosis they also have delayed treatment and have significant joint damage and disability at the time of diagnosis," she ... [...]
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