Tag cancer

Child cancer dropout rate comes down from 25 to 5% [Mumbai] [Times of India]

Dec28

MUMBAI: This was perhaps the saddest aspect of cancer in the country: one in four children diagnosed with the disease dropped out of treatment either due to financial reasons, gender bias or accommodation problems. But three years after doctors of Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, made this socially charged diagnosis, they, along with volunteers, have managed […]

Planned Clinical Trials at Dana-Farber/Harvard University Cancer Center a Big Deal for Little Cellceutix

Sep21

Category: Baystreet NewswireCompany: BayStreet.ca Media Corp.ID: 394411Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011Ticker: OTC:BB:CTIXCellceutix Corporation (OTCQB:CTIX) disclosed that it has signed a laboratory agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University’s cancer hospital, for its planned Phase I clinical trial for Kevetrin?, Cellceutix’s novel cancer compound for the treatment of drug-resistant cancers. While entering clinical trials is a […]

Significant Rise in Survival Rates for Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Treated Using Radiosurgery in Netherlands Detailed at World Conference for Lung Cancer

Jul6

AMSTERDAM, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Details of advances in the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) to treat early stage lung cancer in both high risk operable and inoperable cases were presented at the biennial World Conference for Lung Cancer (WCLC) here in Amsterdam today, including significant improvements in survival of elderly lung cancer patients […]

Significant Rise in Survival Rates for Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Treated Using Radiosurgery in Netherlands Detailed at World Conference for Lung Cancer Leading Dutch Cancer Center; Equipped with Advanced Varian Treatment Systems Presents Results o

Jul6

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Details of advances in the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) to treat early stage lung cancer in both high risk operable and inoperable cases were presented at the biennial World Conference for Lung Cancer (WCLC) here in Amsterdam today, including significant improvements in survival of elderly lung cancer patients in the Netherlands […]

National Cancer Institute Sponsored Study To Evaluate Cholesterol Drug’s Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer

Mar30

Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011A new National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored study being launched this week at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) will evaluate the cholesterol lowering drug Rosuvastatin (Crestor) for its potential to reduce the risk of colon cancer.AGH is one of 200 North American medical centers participating in the P-5: Statin Polyp Prevention […]

Call for reform of long-term cancer support [Herald, The (Scotland)]

Mar30

A charity has called for "urgent" reform to the long-term care of cancer patients after a survey found two-thirds of Scots with the disease felt they did not get enough support when they left hospital.A poll carried out for Macmillan Cancer Support said 66% of cancer patients in Scotland left hospital after initial treatment with […]

Two-thirds of Scottish cancer patients ‘abandoned’ by NHS [Scotsman, The (Scotland)]

Mar30

SCOTTISH cancer patients are not receiving enough support and information to help them cope with their illness, campaigners have claimed.Macmillan Cancer Support said a survey by YouGov had found that two-thirds of cancer patients in Scotland said they left hospital with no information about how to cope with the effects of the disease or their […]

Biomoda Top-Line Results Show Significant New Biomarker for Lung Cancer

Mar29

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.(BUSINESS WIRE) Cancer diagnostics company Biomoda, Inc. (OTCBB: BMOD) (www.biomoda.com) today announced top-line results of its pilot study for lung cancer which shows highly significant evidence of CyPath’s ability to discriminate between cancer and non-cancer groups based on sputum samples collected in a non-invasive manner. Sensitivity of the assay was determined at 77% with […]

New Central Nervous System Study Results from University Hospital Described

Mar28

Current study results from the report, ‘Chemotherapy-induced structural changes in cerebral white matter and its correlation with impaired cognitive functioning in breast cancer patients,’ have been published. "A subgroup of patients with breast cancer suffers from mild cognitive impairment after chemotherapy. To uncover the neural substrate of these mental complaints, we examined cerebral white matter […]

Research from University Hospital Reveals New Findings on Gastric Cancer

Mar28

Investigators publish new data in the report ‘Anaemia investigation in practice: inappropriate, cost inefficient with a risk of missing gastrointestinal cancer. Can we improve.’ According to a study from , "Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) is often inappropriately investigated. This study aimed to improve referrals, estimate cost implications and determine effectiveness of referral criteria for diagnosing cancer.""Patients […]