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Cancer Research News: Phase I trial shows that a drug that inhibits the Notch signalling process is active in a range of advanced cancers

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(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 […]

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Sarcoma Research: Advanced soft tissue sarcomas respond to a combination of a new and an existing anti-cancer drug

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(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 […]

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Microwave Treatment Targets Cancer Tumors

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(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.

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Young Girl With Rare Type of Bone Cancer Responds to Therapy Used to Treat Prostate Cancer

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(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 […]