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Successful treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with apatinib: report of two cases and literature review - Dove Medical Press



Successful treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with apatinib: report of two cases and literature review 
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Apatinib, a novel small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2, was approved for metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma in China in Oct 2014. This is the first report on its use for advanced ...

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Big step toward stopping cancer metastasis - Science Daily



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Big step toward stopping cancer metastasis 
Science Daily
"Our experimental findings showed that LTBP3 is active in the very early steps of metastatic spread," says Quigley. "Specifically, LTBP3 appears to help tumors grow new blood vessels in a process called angiogenesis, which is critical for tumor cell ...

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Light-triggered nanoparticles show promise against metastatic cancer - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis



Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
 
Light-triggered nanoparticles show promise against metastatic cancer 
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Light emitted as part of traditional cancer-imaging techniques, to locate metastatic tumors, also can trigger light-sensitive drugs, according to the new study. In addition, the research shows that when such drugs are packaged into nanoparticles that ...

 


Montreal surgeon, now a cancer patient, urges doctors to show empathy - Montreal Gazette



Montreal Gazette
 
Montreal surgeon, now a cancer patient, urges doctors to show empathy 
Montreal Gazette
?Now? is in the aftermath of a diagnosis of metastatic cancer of the pancreas he received in November 2016. In the blink of an eye, life changed. Doctor became patient. In a poignant and elegantly written article that has received considerable media ...

 


NWA organization raises funds for metastatic cancer research - 4029tv



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NWA organization raises funds for metastatic cancer research 
4029tv
Dr. Welch's lab at the University of Kansas Medical Center are expanding upon his initial findings to better understand how KISS1 works, as a metastasis suppressor, to prevent the colonization of metastatic tumor cells in other organs. With the ...

 


Scientists use novel epigenetic-centered techniques to inhibit ... - News-Medical.net



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Scientists use novel epigenetic-centered techniques to inhibit ... 
News-Medical.net
In one of the first successes of its kind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and six other institutions have inhibited the spreading of cancer cells from one part of the body to another.

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Scientists take big step toward stopping cancer metastasis - Science Daily



Science Daily
 
Scientists take big step toward stopping cancer metastasis 
Science Daily
Could LTBP3 set TGF? on its harmful path of action in early-stage tumors, and might LTBP3 have its own role, independent of TGF?, in cancer metastasis? Researchers used chick embryo tumor models and a rodent model of head and neck cancer to discover ...

 


FDA Oks Drug for Non-metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer - Renal and Urology News



Renal and Urology News
 
FDA Oks Drug for Non-metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 
Renal and Urology News
For the first time, the FDA has approved a medication for the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), according to a press release from the agency. The drug, apalutamide, is an orally administered androgen receptor ...
FDA approves new treatment for a certain type of prostate cancer using novel clinical trial endpoint FDA.gov
Erleada Approved for Non-Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Monthly Prescribing Reference
FDA Approves First Treatment for Non-Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Regulatory Focus
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'Liquid biopsy' can help predict outcomes in metastatic triple ... - EurekAlert (press release)



'Liquid biopsy' can help predict outcomes in metastatic triple ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
A clinically relevant 'liquid biopsy' test can be used to profile cancer genomes from blood and predict survival outcomes for patients with metastatic triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), according to new research published by a multi-institutional ...

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New algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancer - News-Medical.net



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New algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancer 
News-Medical.net
Every kind of cancer can spread to the spine, yet two physician-scientists who treat these patients describe a paucity of guidance for effectively providing care and minimizing pain. To resolve the confusion and address the continually changing ...