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3D printed scaffold replicates metastasis - Medical Physics Web



3D printed scaffold replicates metastasis 
Medical Physics Web
... combined cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) with tumour cell lines. The combination of these cell populations enabled the formation of tumour structures in vitro (spheroids), demonstrating the importance of the presence of CAF in forming a ...

 


Country Singer Lari White Diagnosed With Cancer - Wide Open Country



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Country Singer Lari White Diagnosed With Cancer 
Wide Open Country
Lari White, who released multiple charting country songs in the 1980s and 90s, has been diagnosed with cancer. The singer, best known for her hits ?Now I Know? and ?That's My Baby,? is currently undergoing treatment for peritoneal cancer. In a ...

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European Commission Approves Mvasi For Treating Certain Types Of Cancer - PharmaLive (press release)



European Commission Approves Mvasi For Treating Certain Types Of Cancer 
PharmaLive (press release)
MVASI, in combination with paclitaxel, topotecan, or pegylated liposomal doxorubicin, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with platinum-resistant recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who received no ...

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Heated abdominal chemo bath improves ovarian cancer survival - Reuters



Heated abdominal chemo bath improves ovarian cancer survival 
Reuters
Heating the fluid to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) was an added feature. All of the 245 women in the study had stage III epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer. They initially received three cycles of treatment with ...
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy prolongs ovarian cancer survival Healio

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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy With Cytoreductive Surgery Prolongs OS in Gastric Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy With Cytoreductive Surgery Prolongs OS in Gastric Cancer 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Compared with cytoreductive surgery alone (CRSa), hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) plus CRS prolongs overall survival (OS) among patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC), according to an abstract being presented ...

 


Heated Intraperitoneal Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Ups Survival - Medscape



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Heated Intraperitoneal Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Ups Survival 
Medscape
"In prior studies evaluating postoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy, side effects and complications were frequent and commonly lead to discontinuation of the treatment," lead author Willemien van Driel, MD, PhD, the Netherlands Cancer Institute ...

 


Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage May Not Improve OS in Gastric Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



Cancer Therapy Advisor
 
Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage May Not Improve OS in Gastric Cancer 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Previous research suggested that EIPL may improve survival by reducing the number of intraperitoneal-free cancer cells. The following article features coverage from the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Click here to read more of Cancer Therapy ...

 


(olaparib) Receives Approval in Japan for the Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer - Business Wire (press release)



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(olaparib) Receives Approval in Japan for the Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer 
Business Wire (press release)
For the maintenance treatment of adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer, who are in complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy. For the treatment of adult patients with ...
Form 6-K ASTRAZENECA PLC For: Jan 19 StreetInsider.com

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Overall Survival Prolonged With HIPEC + Cytoreductive Surgery for Gastric Cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor



Oncology Nurse Advisor
 
Overall Survival Prolonged With HIPEC + Cytoreductive Surgery for Gastric Cancer 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Compared with cytoreductive surgery alone (CRSa), hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) plus CRS prolongs overall survival (OS) among patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC), according to research being presented at ...

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HIPEC Increases Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Over Surgery Alone - Cancer Network



HIPEC Increases Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Over Surgery Alone 
Cancer Network
?Hyperthermia increases the penetration of chemotherapy at the peritoneal surface and increases the sensitivity of the cancer to chemotherapy by impairing DNA repair.? It also can induce apoptosis, inhibit angiogenesis, and has a cytotoxic effect via ...

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