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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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Personalised Cancer Treatment Hope After Study
Scientists have built up the most complete picture yet of genetic changes that cause breast cancer - providing "crucial" opportunities for new treatments. A study involving the complete genetic codes of 560 people from around the world found 93 genes ... [...]
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Miles of Hope honors activists, looks to future of breast cancer care
Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation focused on the present during its annual brunch Sunday, but also looked to the future. While honoring activists and students affected by breast cancer, Miles of Hope also explored how the disease could be treated ... [...]
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Immune study offers treatment hope for arthritis patients University of Edinburgh
Their findings suggest that therapies based on these compounds could help to treat rheumatoid arthritis, which occurs when the immune system attacks the joints, causing pain and swelling. The research could also lead to new treatments for sepsis, where ... [...]
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Immune study offers treatment hope for arthritis patients
Their findings suggest that therapies based on these compounds could help to treat rheumatoid arthritis, which occurs when the immune system attacks the joints, causing pain and swelling. The research could also lead to new treatments for sepsis, where ... [...]
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Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Survivors' Day event held in Springfi – Western …
Breast cancer survivors had a chance to meet one another and share their stories. "This is a great group of women, very courageous fighters out here," said Midje Theulen, a breast cancer survivor. "We've come so far in research and there's new ... [...]
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Targeted therapy gives cancer patients hope for better survival rates
Although HER2-positive breast cancer patients are expected to have lower survival rates compared to those with HER2-negative disease, in this day and age, receiving a diagnosis of metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer is no longer a death sentence. [...]
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Group celebrating 15 years of hope and help
Each meeting features a leading doctor or researcher focusing on prostate cancer treatment. Over the years, the members have seen treatment evolve rapidly, with speakers such as Dr. Tony Finelli, who developed laparoscopic surgery, and Dr. Gerard ... [...]
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In prostate cancer, “suicide gene therapy” was the hope – West Valley City Latest
American scientists, prostate cancer cells “commit suicide to” provide a new gene therapy with reported increases in survival rates achieved. Results of a long-term clinical trial have shown that combining chemotherapy with a treatment known as ... [...]
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Hope for breast cancer sufferers as new study 'cures mice' of the disease
A new cancer therapy developed in the US has been hailed as “astounding” after it effectively cured terminal breast cancer in mice. The research has provided new hopes of a cure after metastatic cancer in mice vanished completely for at least eight ... [...]
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How one young brain tumour victim's death is giving hope to others
Basically, it is a cancerous tumour in the pons, part of the brain stem that only affects children. In younger children the symptoms may be slow to manifest themselves clearly and can easily be mistaken for other problems. Nervous system function is ... [...]
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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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Breast cancer hope: Study shows 10p pill could slash the risk of women …
The discovery may eventually pave the way for diabetes treatments such as Metformin to be recommended to women at high risk of breast cancer. Dr Zorana Jovanovic Andersen, of the University of Southern Denmark, said: “We found women with diabetes, ... [...]
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Olympic legend brings hope: Raelene Boyle's cancer story an inspiration
As a survivor and founding member of the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), Ms Boyle will speak at the free Breast Cancer Treatment, Care and Looking After Yourself information forum in Orange on Wednesday, March 23. Designed especially for ... [...]
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Game changing breast cancer drug gives hope to thousands
TENS of thousands of women could live longer thanks to a “game-changing” drug that keeps advanced breast cancer at bay. Gene block pill palbociclib halted secondary tumours in their tracks for twice as long as current drugs when combined with ... [...]
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Breast cancer: A revival of hope
Breast cancer happens to be a compilation of multifaceted illness assorted under one canopy with varied clinical presentation, behaviour and outcomes. Lots of key factor affect the prognosis including age, menopausal status, hormonal stage and treatment. [...]
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