chemotherapy treatments

Study shows that a new experimental cancer drug delays breast tumor growth


June 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has shown that an experimental breast cancer drug which has been produced by Roche Holding can slow down the growth of a breast cancer ... Read more...

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This drug can reduce breast cancer recurrence


September 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Zoledronic acid, a group of drugs, tried out on breast cancers among post-menopausal women has shown promising results.Mainly used to treat osteoporosis, zoledronic acid is also ... Read more...

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Diets high in fish oil ‘help maintain weight during chemotherapy’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study has found that fish oil may help cancer patients-who undergo tremendous weight loss during chemotherapy-regain weight.Researchers suspect that supplementing the diet with fish oil-which contains ... Read more...

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Breakthrough can reduce heart failure in cancer patients


February 10th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A breakthrough could help reduce heart failure among cancer patients worldwide and increase survival rates, researchers claim. Scientists at the Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen's University ... Read more...

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New invention could improve cancer drug delivery


December 24th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new way to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs to cancer tissues in controlled doses without harming healthy body cells has been found by University of Arizona researchers.If successful, the ... Read more...

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New process to ‘program’ cancer cell death created


September 8th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Scientists have engineered a fundamentally new approach to killing cancer cells.Niles Pierce at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has developed the process that uses small RNA ... Read more...

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Jenn Lyon Remembered On Sets Of “Survivor”


May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lyon, better known as Jen Lyon to close friends and family sadly passed away on the 19th of January this year. Though the television star ... Read more...

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Chris Spielman’s wife Stefanie Spielman dies of cancer at 42


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbus, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stefanie Spielman, the wife of NFL and Ohio State star Chris Spielman who was battling against breast cancer, died on Thursday after a lengthy battle with ... Read more...

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St Andrews Golf Club honours ex-star


November 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Nov 13(ANI): Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros has been made an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, where he won the Open in 1984.Ballesteros, three ... Read more...

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Healthy dose of exercise is good for lymphoma patients


October 28th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A regimen of aerobic exercise training can prove fruitful for lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy, says a new study.Researchers from University of Alberta researchers found that a healthy dose ... Read more...

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Supervised exercise lessens fatigue in cancer patients undergoing chemo


October 14th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): High and low intense cardiovascular and resistance training can help reduce fatigue in cancer patients who are undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy or treatment for advanced disease, claims a new ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy hits patient’s quality of life after treatment stops


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Previous studies have shown decreases in cognitive functioning among cancer survivors following chemotherapy treatment. Now, a new study has revealed how these cognitive declines might affect daily tasks ... Read more...

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Yoga helping cancer survivors rebuild strength in the Big Apple


June 2nd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 2 (ANI): A nonprofit organization has been linking cancer survivors with free yoga classes to help them rebuild their strength and healthy lifestyle in New York.Yoga Bear has been ... Read more...

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Surgery not necessary for most metastatic colorectal cancer patients


May 31st, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Most patients with metastatic colorectal cancer don't require immediate surgery to remove the primary tumour in the colon, says a study."For this population with metastatic disease that cannot ... Read more...

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Ginger can reduce post-chemotherapy nausea by 40 pct


May 15th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center have suggested that people with cancer can reduce post-chemotherapy nausea by 40 percent by using ginger supplements, along with standard ... Read more...

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New approach can tell after a single treatment if chemotherapy is working


April 15th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center say that a non-invasive method can enable cancer specialists to determine after a single cycle of chemotherapy whether the treatment is ... Read more...

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Plant virus provides tiny smart bombs to blast cancer cells


February 13th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): In a major step towards better chemotherapy treatments, scientists have created tiny "smart bombs" by modifying a common plant virus, which can deliver drugs only to specific ... Read more...

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Patrick Swayze is not dead


January 12th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Internet Rumours say Patrick Swayze is dead after a long suffering from cancer. It's found that he is still alive.The rumours are found to be wrong, the Swayze is not dead. ... Read more...

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Simple blood test may predict chemotherapys success for lung cancer patients


January 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 1 (ANI): British scientists say that it may be possible to predict whether or not chemotherapy treatment would turn out to be successful for a lung cancer patient, by ... Read more...

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Jade Goody ready to say bye-bye to her hair with chemotherapy


December 10th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): Cancer stricken Jade Goody is ready to say bye-bye to her hair after returning from a three-week pause to painful radio and chemotherapy treatments.The reality TV star ... Read more...

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Swayze slams media over his cancer fight reports


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): American actor Patrick Swayze has slammed the media for reporting that his cancer has spread, and also stated that he is still fighting the good fight against ... Read more...

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Cancer-stricken Goody gets beaus name tattooed despite infection risk


November 28th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Despite the high risk of infection because of her chemotherapy treatment, cancer-struck Jade Goody has had her beaus name tattooed on her arm.Doctors have warned the former ... Read more...

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Nanodiamond drug device may transform conventional cancer treatment


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have developed a biomedical device made of nanodiamonds that could be used to deliver chemotherapy drugs locally to sites where cancerous tumours have been ... Read more...

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Childhood brain cancer genes identified


September 16th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists at the University of Nottingham have identified three important genes involved in the development of a type of childhood brain cancer.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Scientists discover compound that prevents cancer in lab


May 14th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): While researching new ways to stop the progression of cancer, scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have identified a compound that has the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientist turning Salmonella bacteria into cancer fighting robots


March 2nd, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist is working towards turning the Salmonella bacteria into tiny terminator robots that use their own flagella to explore deep into tumours where ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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