(Source: ECCO – The European Cancer Organization) A new anti-cancer drug that inhibits a key cell signalling process involved in many different cancers has shown that it is capable of stopping the progression of cancer and shrinking tumours. Importantly, it has been able to do this in rare cancers that are less well-studied such as adenoid […]
(Source: ECCO – The European Cancer Organization) Researchers working to find effective treatments for soft tissue sarcomas have discovered that combining a new anti-cancer drug with an existing one kills cancer cells not only in the laboratory but also in the first two patients treated with it, leading to unusually long-lasting periods without the disease […]
(MAYO CLINIC) According to a recent press release, researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered a potential cause and a promising new treatment for inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors, a rare soft tissue cancer that does not respond to radiation or chemotherapy.
(UNC LINEBERGER COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER) According to a recent press release, researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center report in the journal Cell Reports that certain short, repetitive sequences of DNA, or “junk,” play an important role in the development of Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone and soft tissue cancer that […]
(UPI) According to a recent article published in UPI, researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have demonstrated that microwaves can be used to target tumors directly during cancer treatment.
(Fox News) A recent story published in Fox News reports that when Maddie Demers’ rare metastatic bone cancer (Multicentric Osteosarcoma) stopped responding to conventional chemotherapy in June, her oncologist advised her parents, Barbie and Mike, to put her under hospice care. However recently, following three rounds of a targeted radiation traditionally used to treat prostate […]