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Immune-stimulating Drug and Chemotherapy Show Early Promise for Pancreatic Cancer

An experimental therapy looks to hold promise for tumor control treatment in pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

Many Hold Incorrect Beliefs About FDA Approval Standards and Breakthrough Therapies

Many Hold Incorrect Beliefs About FDA Approval Standards and Breakthrough Therapies

Recent survey data indicates that the majority of respondents held incorrect beliefs about both U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval standards.

Low Fat Diet Helps Postmenopausal Women Avoid Deadly Breast Cancer

Low Fat Diet Helps Postmenopausal Women Avoid Deadly Breast Cancer

Postmenopausal women who stayed on a low fat diet for an extended time had a reduced risk of death from invasive breast cancers, according to clinical trial data.

Targeted Therapy Enhances Chemotherapy, Improves Outcomes in Retinoblastoma

The effectiveness of chemotherapy was enhanced by targeting survivin, a protein that inhibits apoptosis or cell death, according to preclinical research in cells and mouse models of retinoblastoma.

Early Study Results Show Guadecitabine Effective for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

A small, phase I clinical trial indicates the experimental drug guadecitabine is safe in combination with the chemotherapy drug irinotecan, and it may overcome resistance to irinotecan in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Antibody Therapy Reduces Numbers of Cancer Stem Cells in Patients With Multiple Myeloma

Cancer stem cells that drive tumor growth were halved by MEDI-551, an experimental antibody treatment for multiple myeloma, according to results of a small preliminary clinical trial.

Research Identifies Underlying Mechanism of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

A previously unidentified avenue exists for potential therapies for peripheral neuropathy induced by the chemotherapeutic agent paclitaxel.

Nuclear Imaging Offers Noninvasive Assessment of Early Stage Cervical Cancer

In patients with cervical cancer who do not have enlarged lymph nodes, SPECT-MRI imaging of their sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) could assess whether metastases are present.

Nipple-sparing Mastectomy Safe for Women With High Risk of Breast Cancer

Nipple-sparing Mastectomy Safe for Women With High Risk of Breast Cancer

Prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomy is as effective at preventing breast cancer as more invasive surgeries, according to a multi-institution study.

Osimertinib Proven Effective as First-line Therapy for EGFR-positive NSCLC

Osimertinib effectively treats EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer that has the T790M mutation, according to recent study findings.

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