Combination

Combination Therapy Seen to Slow Further Spread of Metastatic Breast Cancer in …
Primary findings showed that neratinib plus paclitaxel was not superior to trastuzumab plus paclitaxel as first-line treatment for ERBB2-positive metastatic breast cancer in terms of progression-free survival, but the combination was associated with ... [...]
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Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Combination Prolongs Survival in Low-grade Glial …
Grade 2 gliomas comprise 5% to 10% of all brain tumors, but nearly all patients with grade 2 gliomas experience progressive neurologic symptoms and premature death.1. This study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, enrolled 251 patients ... [...]
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Radiation therapy chemotherapy combination improves survival in adults with …
Patients were randomized to 1 of 2 trial arms, radiation therapy plus six cycles of PCV chemotherapy or radiation therapy alone. Before treatment, researchers conducted a pathology review on tumor samples and prepared for samples for correlative ... [...]
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Inhibition of skeletal growth of human prostate cancer by the combination of …
Bone metastasis is a major cause of prostate cancer (PCa) morbidity and mortality. Despite some success in transiently controlling clinical symptoms with docetaxel-based therapy, PCa patients become docetaxel-resistant and inevitably progress with no cure. [...]
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Remarkable News: Combination Drugs Can Destroy HER2 Positive Breast Cancer …
In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. The treatment option for this type of cancer is usually ... [...]
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OncoMed Initiates Phase 1b Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial For …
Once an optimal combination dose is established, three expansion study cohorts will be enrolled in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), anti-PD1 refractory solid tumors and castrate-resistant prostate cancer. ... To the extent that statements contained ... [...]
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Drug Combination Of Herceptin And Tyverb Obliterate HER2 Positive Breast …
In only 11 days, all signs of cancer disappeared completely in 11 percent of the patients. In 17 percent of the patients, the tumors had shrunk down to less than 5 mm. The response was even seen in women who had presented Stage 2 breast cancer which ... [...]
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Drug combination slows breast cancer spread
A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful to bear. Many women turn to news about current therapies and new trials to try to make sense of their options. For that reason announcements on treatment advances for hormone-receptor-positive, HER2-negative ... [...]
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Combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab shrinks HER2 positive breast cancer …
Approximately a quarter of women with HER2 positive breast cancer, who were treated with a combination of the targeted drugs lapatinib and trastuzumab before surgery and chemotherapy, saw their tumours shrink significantly or even disappear, according ... [...]
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Drug combination eliminates breast cancer tumour in 11 days: Symptoms, Causes …
Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women and every year, it claims the lives of hundreds of thousands of women worldwide. According to a study, taking a combination of lapatinib (Tykerb) and trastuzumab (Herceptin) drugs before surgery ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Cure? New Drug Combination Shrinks Tumors Before Chemo, Results …
For others, their tumors may not shrink, but doctors will know either way very quickly, giving them the ability to rapidly decide on further treatment, " Samia al Qadhi, chief executive at Breast Cancer Care, said.“Although an early study, this has ... [...]
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Combination of drugs shrinks breast cancer tumours in just 11 days
The results were reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam, which means they're yet to be peer-reviewed, but if they hold up to scrutiny, the finding suggests that, for some women, the new treatment could replace the need for ... [...]
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Calcitriol in Combination Therapy for Prostate Cancer: Pharmacokinetic and …
Epidemiological studies indicate that vitamin D insufficiency could have an etiological role in prostate cancer. In addition, calcitriol, used in combination with currently available drugs, has the potential to potentiate their anticancer effects or ... [...]
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Queen's University leads world's first trial of new combination treatment for …
Queen's University Belfast, in partnership with the Belfast Trust, is leading the world's first ever trial of a new combination of cancer therapies for patients with advanced prostate cancer, with the hope of prolonging their lives. The ADRRAD trial ... [...]
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Combination Drug Holds Promise in Breast Cancer Treatment
In a new research by the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, the combination of the new breast cancer drug palbociclib with paclitaxel (Taxol) was able to reduce the size of tumors in almost half of the patients who are ... [...]
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The New Combination Docetaxel, Prednisone and Curcumin in Patients with …
Twenty patients were 100% curcumin compliant. The PSA level and objective response rate were not correlated with the serum values of CgA and NSE. This study produced additional data on curcumin as a treatment for cancer, with a high response rate, ... [...]
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