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Together, nanotechnology and genetic interference may tackle 'untreatable' brain tumors

There are no effective available treatments for sufferers of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive and devastating form of brain tumor. The disease, always fatal, has a survival ...

Tue 24 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Study reveals possible biological trigger for canine bone cancer

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have identified the biological mechanism that may give some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers find link between inflammation, tissue regeneration and wound repair response

Almost all injuries, even minor skin scratches, trigger an inflammatory response, which provides protection against invading microbes but also turns on regenerative signals needed for healing ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Cherenkov Effect improves radiation therapy for patients with cancer

The characteristic blue glow from a nuclear reactor is present in radiation therapy, too. Investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by Brian W. Pogue, PhD, and PhD candidates ...

Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Novel precision medicine tool could help personalize cancer treatments

By measuring how vigorously tumor cells turn on "self-destruct" signals when exposed to different cancer drugs, a novel lab test can predict within less than 24 hours which agent is most likely ...

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Disparities in breast cancer care linked to net worth

Household net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care. The findings ...

Tue 24 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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Genomic sequence reveals new treatment options for pancreatic cancer

An international project assisted by researchers from The University of Western Australia has offered new hope to patients with pancreatic cancer.

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New approach to assessing effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs

Manchester scientists have a developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on very rare leukaemia stem cells. The approach potentially allows doctors to screen patients and ...

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Epilepsy surgery gets high marks from patients in survey

(HealthDay)ŚMore than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are happy they did so, a new survey reveals.

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New studies quantify morcellation's link to uterine cancer

The dangers of a power tool used in gynecological surgery have been debated for more than a year, with experts offering varying estimates of the chance that an undetected uterine cancer would ...

Mon 23 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress

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