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Breakthrough: Experts reveal blood test can detect spread of breast cancer
Secondary breast cancer is difficult to diagnose before symptoms are experienced and it occurs in up to a third of breast cancer patients, sometimes many years after seemingly successful treatment for localised, primary cancer that remained in the breast. [...]
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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said. A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete ... [...]
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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designations for canakinumab to treat periodic …
... since 2009 to treat cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome, Muckle-Wells syndrome and familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome in patients 4 years and older. In 2013, it was approved to treat systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients 2 ... [...]
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Study Could Provide Breast Cancer Breakthrough
The drug combination has not been approved to be used in the early stages of HER2 positive breast cancer patients in the U.S. However, Dr. Reddy said treatment with Herceptin alone returns really good results. But he expects the U.S. to be on-board ... [...]
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Nano-sized particles cure final-stage breast cancer in mice – breakthrough study
The new treatment for breast cancer, which used the so-called “nanoparticle generator” proved to be effective in mice and, therefore, has colossal potential to be transformed in order to treat the disease in humans, scientists said. The generator ... [...]
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'Astounding' study claims major breakthrough in cure for terminal breast cancer
Writing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Dr Ferrari said he had only tried the technique against one type of breast cancer but expressed optimism that it would work against other types. "We are talking about changing the landscape of metastatic ... [...]
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Breakthrough: Drug Combo Eradicates Breast Cancer in 11 Days
A new study found that the combination of the drugs trastuzumab and lapatinib could eradicate or significantly shrink breast cancer tumors within 11 days of diagnosis. The study was published by lead researcher Prof. Judith Bliss of the Institute of ... [...]
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Breakthrough offers hope for quickest breast cancer cure
Professor Judith Bliss and other researchers studied women with HER2 positive – one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer – after treating them with a combination of two drugs trastuzumab and lapatinib and found the tumours either shrink away ... [...]
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New drug to beat cancer: Breakthrough as scientists find key to stopping disease
“These results strongly suggest that DNA-PKcs is a master regulator of the pathways and signals that lead to the development of metastases in prostate cancer and that high levels could predict which early stage tumours may go on to metastasise.” ... [...]
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The breakthrough came from researchers at Liverpool University and Queen Mary …
Arthritis, new arthritis cure, new arthritis treatment, new arthritis discovery, scientific discovery The breakthrough came from ... British experts have found a natural material, previously only seen in horses, in the hip joints of patients. It forms ... [...]
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Breakthrough one visit, one dose breast cancer treatment
CELEBRATION, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) - Florida Hospital in Celebration is one of only about 50 hospitals nationwide to offer a breakthrough breast cancer treatment. No more repeated doses of radiation, or mastectomies in some cases; it's just one simple dose. [...]
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FDA Breakthrough status for Immunomedics breast cancer candidate
The company's sacituzumab govitecan, or IMMU-132, has received this designation from the FDA for the treatment of patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have failed at least 2 prior therapies for metastatic disease. The Breakthrough ... [...]
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Stopping Prostate Cancer Growth – Breakthrough
A study by investigators at the Methodist Research Institute at Indiana University confirms that an all-natural, doctor-designed formula is effective in suppressing prostate cancer tumors. The study conducted on mice, used a human prostate cancer ... [...]
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MU research yields breakthrough in cancer treatment
The research team will now test the treatment on dogs — the only species other than humans that naturally gets prostate cancer — before seeking approval for a human trial. Katti is optimistic a human treatment might be available within as little as ... [...]
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Lynparza™ (olaparib) granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by US FDA for …
The Breakthrough Therapy designation for Lynparza is encouraging news for patients, and their families, as there are currently very limited treatment options for metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. We will work closely with the FDA to ... [...]
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AstraZeneca's Lynparza Gets Breakthrough Therapy Status
AstraZeneca plcAZN announced that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to its PARP inhibitor, Lynparza (olaparib), for the monotherapy treatment of BRCA1/2 or ATM gene mutated metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) ... [...]
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