Items Tagged ‘study’

August 17th, 2016

Pancreatic Cancer Cells Find Unique Fuel Sources to Keep from Starving

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Pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation in dense tumors by ordering nearby support cells to supply them with an alternative source of nutrition. This is the finding of a study in cancer cells and mice published August 10 in Nature. The study was led by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute […]

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Tags: autophagy, fuel, HCQ, News, Pancreatic Cancer, Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer, Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer, Stages I-III Pancreatic Cancer, stellate cells, study, tumors


March 15th, 2016

Clinical Study Evaluating Dalantercept in Combination with Axitinib Now Enrolling Advanced RCC Patients Nationwide

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If you are battling kidney cancer, otherwise known as renal cell carcinoma (RCC), The DART Study may be the next treatment option for you to consider. Dalantercept, in combination with axitinib, an FDA approved therapy, aims to halt the growth and spread of RCC. The DART Study is testing the safety and efficacy of dalantercept in combination with axitinib and is […]

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Tags: axitinib, clinical trial, dalantercept, DART study, General Renal Cancer, kidney cancer, News, rcc, Renal Cancer, renal cell carcinoma, study


October 1st, 2015

Radiation Essential to Controlling Long-Term Recurrence in Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer

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Doctors have reported that rates of breast cancer recurrences continue to increase, even after 12 years, among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who do not receive radiation therapy as part of their treatment regimen. These results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. DCIS is considered to be the earliest type […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer, DCIS, News, radiation, recurrence, Recurrent Breast Cancer, study