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Faith 'Never Been Stronger' for Pregnant Woman Delaying Brain Tumor Treatment …
Kim and Phil Vaillancourt were interviewed at their home in Tonawanda, N.Y., March 11, 2016. Shortly after learning she was pregnant, Kim was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer, and was rushed into surgery to remove two tumors that doctors said ... [...]
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Pregnant Woman Delays Treatment for Brain Tumor Until Son Is Born
(TONAWANDA, N.Y.) — An upstate New York woman is counting down the days to her expected delivery next month as she also delays treatment for life-threatening brain cancer. Kim Vaillancourt, 36, was diagnosed with a deadly form of brain cancer called ... [...]
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Curry spice component may help slow prostate tumor growth
Curcumin, an active component of the Indian curry spice turmeric, may help slow down tumor growth in castration-resistant prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), a study from researchers at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center ... [...]
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New breast cancer staging system emphasizes importance of tumor biology as …
A new breast cancer staging system developed by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds that incorporating tumor biology is a critical prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant, or pre-surgical, therapy for ... [...]
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Antibody developed at Johns Hopkins slows tumor growth and metastasis in mice
Johns Hopkins scientists report they have developed an antibody against a specific cellular gateway that suppresses lung tumor cell growth and breast cancer metastasis in transplanted tumor experiments in mice, according to a new study published in the ... [...]
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Drug Duo trastuzumab Shrinks Breast Cancer Tumor In 11 Days
Patients diagnosed with a specific form of breast cancer may have a new treatment option to look out for, as it shows promise in shrinking tumors. The drug duo trastuzumab (Herceptin ®) and lapatinib (Tyverb ®), when used after diagnosis and before ... [...]
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Magician Paul Daniels Is Fighting An Incurable Brain Tumor: Symptoms Of The …
It's not clear yet what kind of symptoms helped diagnose Paul's incurable brain tumor. His publicist merely stated that “we can confirm that one of our greatest magicians and entertainers of all times, Paul Daniels, has sadly been diagnosed with an ... [...]
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Sanford trial studies breast cancer tumor genetics
A new clinical trial at Sanford Health might uncover ways to improve breast cancer treatment through genetic analysis of tumors at different stages. The study, Evaluating Targets in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer by Sequencing Tumor DNA at Diagnosis ... [...]
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Curry Spice May Slow Prostate Tumor Growth
14, 2012 — Good news for curry lovers: Curcumin, an active component of the Indian curry spice turmeric, may help slow tumor growth in some prostate cancer patients, according to a recent study. Led by Karen Knudsen, PhD, a professor of cancer biology ... [...]
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Tumor Microenvironment Diversity Predicts Breast Cancer Outcomes
“By analyzing images of the environment around a tumor based on Darwinian natural selection principles, we can predict survival in some breast cancer types even more effectively than many of the measures used now in the clinic. "In the future, we hope ... [...]
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Virus kills triple negative breast cancer cells, tumor cells in mice
The virus initiated apoptosis – natural cell death – in cancer cells without affecting healthy cells. “Treatment of breast cancer remains difficult because there are multiple signaling pathways that promote tumor growth and develop resistance to ... [...]
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Does Radiotherapy for the Primary Tumor Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients with …
MATERIALS/METHODS - The study cohort included 140 men with metastatic prostate cancer at initial diagnosis. Metastatic sites were divided into 4 groups as follows: solitary bone, 2-4 bones, ≥5 bones, and visceral organs. Patient, tumor, and treatment ... [...]
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