myeloma patients

Full genetic blueprint of blood cancer offers new insights


March 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): For the first time, US scientists have mapped the full genetic blueprint of 'multiple myeloma', a form of blood cancer.The study from 38 cancer samples might now offer ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for treatment of incurable blood cancer


July 17th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Researchers from Uppsala University have now presented a conceptually new model for the development and progression of multiple myeloma- one of the most common blood cancers, and at ... Read more...

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Spinal cement may help bone marrow cancer patients


January 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) New technologies like organic cement used in repairing spinal fractures might soon help bone marrow cancer patients. A project led by University of Leeds engineers will focus on the ... Read more...

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New 3-drug combo may effectively treat multiple myeloma


December 6th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found that a new three-drug combination can effectively treat patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells in ... Read more...

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Vegetarians develop ‘fewer’ cancers


July 1st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may be less likely than meat eaters to develop cancers of the blood, bladder and stomach, suggests a study.Lead researcher Professor Tim Key, however, insists that this ... Read more...

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Pesticide exposure doubles one’s blood disorder risk


June 13th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): An American study has shown that exposure to certain pesticides doubles a person's risk of developing an abnormal blood condition called monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)-a condition ... Read more...

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Genetic variants that may help predict cancer survival identified


October 23rd, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Researchers from University of Minnesota have identified certain genetic variations that may help predict survival in cancer patients.A research team led by Brian Van Ness, Ph.D, from ... Read more...

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Stem cells behind bone marrow cancers resistance to treatment


January 12th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 12 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered that cancer stem cells for multiple myeloma, which affects bone marrow and other bone tissues, have many ... Read more...

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3-drug combo found to be promising as first-line therapy for myeloma


December 12th, 2007 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 12 (ANI): Researchers have reported a very high response rate of a novel combination of bortezomib (Velcade) and two other drugs in patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma.The research ... Read more...

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