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New drugs could treat resistant prostate cancers
The drugs, called Hsp90 inhibitors, which are already in clinical trials for several types of cancer, specifically target and inactivate a mechanism commonly used by prostate cancer cells to evade the effects of standard treatment, the findings showed. [...]
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Drugs 'promising' for treating drug-resistant prostate cancer
In a study on mice done by researchers at the London-based Institute of Cancer Research, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of defences against hormone treatments, which makes the drugs particularly promising for treating drug-resistant ... [...]
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New drugs for aggressive prostate cancer 'promising'
A new type of drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer that is no longer responding to treatment, researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research have said. In a study on mice, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of ... [...]
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New cancer drugs could treat lethal resistant prostate cancers
The findings provide vital information about the role of Hsp90 in drug-resistant prostate cancers, and open up potential new routes to cancer treatment based on blocking this or related proteins. A team at The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... [...]
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Exercise can minimize side effects of drugs used in cancer treatment
But DeNysschen's research suggests that exercise can minimize the side effects of some drugs used in treating cancer. A pilot study that looked at the effect of exercise on breast cancer patients taking drugs known as aromatase inhibitors (AIs) showed ... [...]
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HC allows Biocon, Mylan to continue manufacturing cancer drugs
HC allows Biocon, Mylan to continue manufacturing cancer drugs. The Delhi High Court has allowed pharma firms, Biocon Ltd and Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, to continue with manufacture and marketing of their breast cancer drug under their brand ... [...]
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Research Proves Curcumin to Be as Effective as Pharmaceutical Drugs
Research links chronic, low-level inflammation to almost all Western diseases, including cancer, metabolic syndrome, heart disease and Alzheimer's. FACT: Curcumin actually has a bioactive substance that tackles inflammation at the molecular level. [...]
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3D clues show how old TB drugs could be made strong again
New research that maps the 3D interactions of fluoroquinolones with the DNA machinery of the tuberculosis bacterium reveals clues that could help drug developers make these old anti-TB drugs more effective - even against resistant forms of the ... [...]
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The high cost of publicly funded cancer drugs
This change in price now means that abiraterone can be given to prostate cancer patients who have mild symptoms but evidence of the disease spreading. The drug will also be used in patients who have not previously responded to hormone therapy and ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Is Only Pharmaceutical Pipeline with over 1000 Drugs in Development
Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/24/2016 -- The breast cancer treatment pipeline's exceptional levels of activity and innovation, with a staggering 1,050 drugs in active development across all stages and 347 first-in-class programs, may significantly alter ... [...]
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Sick of Synthetic Drugs? Turmeric Extract May Be Your Best Bet For Healing …
For this specific study, researchers matched up the effects the NSAID drug diclofenac sodium and curcuminoid extract had on lowering cycloxygenase -2 (COX-2) secretion by synovial fluid's monocytes. ... When you compare the effects of both a common ... [...]
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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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Cancer And Arthritis Drugs Drive Up Spending On Medicines
Spending on prescription drugs in the U.S. rose 5.2 percent in 2015, driven mostly by increased costs of expensive specialty medications to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to data from the largest manager of employers' drug ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Treatment: Dramatic Shrinking Seen In Cancer Cells With Drugs
Breast cancer treatment may have a new tailored treatment if this accidental discovery makes its way to become a mainstream methodology. UK doctors looking at the way drugs make a difference between the time when a cancer is diagnosed and its removal, ... [...]
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Promising new breast cancer drugs undergo clinical trials
Breast cancer is not one single disease – there are several different diseases or types. It can be diagnosed at different stages and can grow at different rates. This means that each breast cancer patient will have very different treatments to the next ... [...]
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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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