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Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Response Linked to Homologous Recombination Deficiency Score - GenomeWeb



Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Response Linked to Homologous Recombination Deficiency Score 
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Breast cancer tumors containing mutational signatures resembling those found in individuals with risky versions of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes appear to be more likely to respond to platinum-based chemotherapy, according to new ...

 


This Medical Breakthrough Can Cure Cancer with Your Own Cells - Reader's Digest



Reader's Digest
 
This Medical Breakthrough Can Cure Cancer with Your Own Cells 
Reader's Digest
In 2008, just after she'd started kindergarten, Tori Lee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), an aggressive form of blood cancer. Chemotherapy cures most children of the disease, but Tori wasn't as lucky. A playful little girl who was ...

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Anxiety, Depression Higher, QOL Lower Between Chemotherapy Cycles for Breast Cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor



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Anxiety, Depression Higher, QOL Lower Between Chemotherapy Cycles for Breast Cancer 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Researchers assessed the outcomes of postoperative patients for this study to assess psychological distress in periods between treatment cycles. Patients with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy experience psychological distress, including ...

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Stuff from stinging nettles activates reusable cancer treatment - Futurity: Research News



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Stuff from stinging nettles activates reusable cancer treatment 
Futurity: Research News
Importantly, the development opens up a possibility for a more selective cancer treatment as researchers observed that JPC11 specifically targeted the biochemistry of cancer cells, leaving healthy cells largely untouched?another improvement compared ...
Could stinging nettles help destroy cancer cells? New treatment can target disease Express.co.uk
Chemical in Stinging Nettles, Ants Could be Key to Selectively ... R & D Magazine

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7 Key Cancer Trends For 2018 - Forbes



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7 Key Cancer Trends For 2018 
Forbes
A recent report finds that among patients with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer, chemotherapy prescriptions slid, overall, from around 34.5% to 21.3%, in a recent 2-year interval (2013-2015). That's a huge drop, from over a third of ...

 


FDA Warns That Injectable Emulsion May Cause Serious Hypersensitivity Reactions - Pharmaceutical Processing



FDA Warns That Injectable Emulsion May Cause Serious Hypersensitivity Reactions 
Pharmaceutical Processing
Anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, and other serious hypersensitivity reactions have been reported in the postmarketing setting, some requiring hospitalization. These reactions have occurred during or soon after the infusion of Varubi (rolapitant ...

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Varubi Labeling Updated to Warn of Serious Hypersensitivity ... - MPR - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Varubi Labeling Updated to Warn of Serious Hypersensitivity ... - MPR 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
The prescribing information for Varubi (rolapitant; Tesaro) injectable emulsion has been updated to alert prescribers of serious hypersensitivity reactions that have occurred in the post-marketing setting. Varubi, a substance P/neurokinin (NK-1 ...

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MDI Biological Laboratory Discovery Could Lead To New Therapies ... - Pharmaceutical Processing



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MDI Biological Laboratory Discovery Could Lead To New Therapies ... 
Pharmaceutical Processing
New research by MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., has demonstrated that an enzyme she had previously identified as playing a role in peripheral neuropathy induced by cancer chemotherapy also plays a role in peripheral neuropathy ...

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Glucose-induced nerve damage: Research identifies underlying ... - Science Daily



Glucose-induced nerve damage: Research identifies underlying ... 
Science Daily
New research has demonstrated that an enzyme she had previously identified as playing a role in peripheral neuropathy induced by cancer chemotherapy also plays a role in peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes. The significance of the identification ...

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Cancer Fighting Compound Activated by Substance Found in ... - Technology Networks



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Cancer Fighting Compound Activated by Substance Found in ... 
Technology Networks
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