There are a lot of new medications which are making cancer
just another chronic disease,'' Barstis said, explaining that these medicines are keeping the disease at a controllable state, without curing it.
One possibility is that heating improves a tumor's blood flow, delivering more chemotherapy drugs to cancer
They walked away from traditional cancer
The Japanese market for cancer
drugs is huge: about JPY526bn (US$4.
New treatment options, solid research and women willing to participate in clinical trials to identify better ways of screening, diagnosing and treating the disease have led to a significant drop in the breast cancer
death rate in recent years, even though the incidence remains about the same.
Preliminary results from three Phase 1 clinical trials show that OGX-011 is well tolerated, achieves excellent drug concentrations in prostate tissue, and produces a 91 percent dose-dependent down-regulation of clusterin in prostate cancer
cells removed from prostate cancer
incidence increased 48 percent between 1950 and 1990, according to the National Cancer
Self-reports, the basis for exposure classification in studies of most known breast cancer
risk factors, are at best a weak method for assessing exposure to many pollutants.
Several decades of cancer
research have focused on what have become known as "patient delay" and the factors involved in the time between first noticing symptoms and first seeking medical help.
Incidence rates continue to decline for: cervical, ovarian and laryngeal cancer
among women; cancers
of the larynx and lung among men; and stomach cancer
for both men and women.
For current users, the risk of breast cancer
increased with the total duration of hormone use at the start of the study.
Last April, the American Cancer
Society (ACS) added more potential cancers
when it released the biggest study ever done on excess weight and cancer