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Genetic pathways involved in breast cancer identified


March 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a genetic pathway that affects the development of breast cancer.The discovery could help predict which patients are at risk of relapse for the disease.By studying ... Read more...

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Circulating tumour cells in blood up death risk in early-stage breast cancer patients


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that the presence of one to four circulating tumour cells in the blood of patients, who are in the early stages of breast ... Read more...

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Flower power may cut resistance to breast cancer drug tamoxifen


February 17th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center claim tamoxifen, the world's most prescribed breast cancer agent, along with a compound found in the flowering plant feverfew may prevent ... Read more...

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Molecule discovery good news for prostate cancer sufferers


December 29th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): People with prostate cancer have been offered new hope after researchers at University of Pennsylvania discovered a molecule that appears to target the tumours.The researchers found that the ... Read more...

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Radiation can prevent cancer relapse after surgery


November 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) High-risk melanoma patients who are treated with radiation after surgery have a significantly lower risk of their cancer returning to the lymph nodes, compared to those patients who ... Read more...

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Scientists shed light on genetics of cancer relapse


November 28th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at St Jude Children''s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, has revealed that cancer cells that cause a type of childhood leukaemia to ... Read more...

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Risk of breast cancer relapse can linger 5 years after systemic therapy


August 13th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found that breast cancer survivors continue to have a substantial risk of disease recurrence after five years of systemic therapy. Few studies have evaluated ... Read more...

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Removing bacteria reduces risk of stomach cancer relapse


August 1st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Removing a certain bacteria from the stomachs of post-operative gastric cancer patients can slash chances of such cancers redeveloping, according to a study. Almost all stomach cancers develop ... Read more...

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Why breast cancer recurs despite chemotherapy


April 30th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have revealed though conventional anti-cancer drugs kill breast cancer tumours they leave behind many of the breast cancer stem ... Read more...

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Cancer immunotherapy lowers post surgery relapse in lung cancer patients


April 26th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cancer immunotherapy may lower the risk of relapse among lung cancer patients after surgery.The study led by Prof. Johan Vansteenkiste ... Read more...

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Small breast tumours can also dangerous


December 17th, 2007 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17(ANI): Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville have revealed that even small breast tumours can be aggressive, and that they may require a more comprehensive therapy than what is ... Read more...

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