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Lisa Ray gets a new lease on life


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is said that courage and fortitude can overcome all odds. This especially holds true for actress Lisa Ray, who went through a rough patch for ... 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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I’m suffering from incurable cancer: Lisa Ray


September 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Canadian born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare cancer of the plasma cells, and says the disease is "incurable". "I was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Possible genetic links between environmental toxins and multiple myeloma identified


August 14th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers associated with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) have identified several changes in DNA sequences called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that are linked with a risk of bone ... Read more...

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Daily pill may help treat blood cancer patients


July 26th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Blood cancer, which has traditionally given sufferers a survival time of just a few years, may soon be curable with the aid of a daily pill.Cancer specialists ... 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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Drug combo slows multiple myeloma progression


November 22nd, 2007 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A collaborative study has revealed that combining the new thalidomide derivative with a steroid slows progress of multiple myeloma, an incurable bone marrow cancer, and prolongs the lives ... Read more...

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