Bone Cancer

Tiny Filters Help Detect Cancerous Blood Cells

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer in which malignant plasma cells accumulate in the bone marrow, and recent studies have shown that some can leave the marrow and enter the blood stream. Until now, it has been difficult to detect these...
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Prostate Cancer Bone Metastases Thwart Immunotherapy By Producing Tgf-╬▓

Prostate cancer that spreads to the bone triggers the destruction of bone tissue that thwarts the effectiveness of immune checkpoint inhibitors. Research points to anti-CTLA-4 and anti-TGF-B combination to protect T cells.
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Nccn Guidelines Debut To Manage Complications And Improve Readiness For Stem Cell Transplant...

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) published new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, (aka stem cell transplant or bone marrow transplant), with step-by-step...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Cancer, Oncology

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Lenalidomide May Delay Onset Of Myeloma-related Bone, Organ Damage

The largest randomized trial in asymptomatic patients with smoldering multiple myeloma suggests that lenalidomide, a cancer drug, may delay the onset of bone and other myeloma-related organ damage.
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Medical News Today: Ewing Sarcoma: What To Know

Ewing sarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and teenagers. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
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Viagra Shows Promise For Use In Bone Marrow Transplants

Researchers have demonstrated a new, rapid method to obtain donor stem cells for bone marrow transplants using a combination of Viagra and a second drug called Plerixafor. Bone marrow transplants, used mostly in the treatment of cancer, are...
Related topics: Medical Research, Stem Cells, Cancer, Oncology

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Critical Process For How Breast Cancer Spreads In Bones

Researchers have identified a pair of proteins believed to be critical for spreading, or metastasizing, breast cancer to bone.
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Proteins

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Factors Predict Low Bmd In Pediatric Blood Cancer Survivors

THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 -- Low bone mineral density (BMD) is common in childhood leukemia and lymphoma survivors, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in Cancer. Hadley M. Bloomhardt, M.D., from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Medical Research

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A New Route To Blocking Children's Bone Cancer

A study in mice showed that reducing a particular hormone signal keeps the cancer from growing and spreading.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Hormones

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Video: How A Stem Cell Transplant Works

During stem cell transplant treatment for cancer, healthy stem cells migrate to your bone marrow.
Related topics: Health Videos, Stem Cells, Cancer, Oncology

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Predictors Of Response To Guadecitabine Found In Relapsed/refractory Aml Patients

Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a leukemia which arises from bone marrow tissue, often see remission following their initial treatment, but for patients whose cancer returns, there are few options. One such option is guadecitabine, a...
Related topics: Leukemia, Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics

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Staying Home For Treatment

UNM Cancer Center's Bone Marrow Transplant program is the first in the state to achieve FACT accreditation, enabling many more New Mexicans with blood disorders to stay home
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Even As He Fights Bone Cancer, Golfer Cullan Brown Can Make All Of Kentucky Smile

Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown discovered he had bone cancer by accident; now a community is rallying around the 'beloved' sophomore.       
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Unprecedented Therapy Found Effective For Blood Cancer Patients With No Treatment Options

Mount Sinai researchers have found a new type of therapy to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer that is resistant to several standard therapies, according to results of a clinical trial published in The New England...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Clinical Trials

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Celgene Gets Fda Approval For Inrebic In Bone Marrow Cancer

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Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 -- Skipping that grilled T-bone and having chicken instead could reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The World Health Organization has declared red meat a probable carcinogen, and this new study...
Related topics: Red Meat, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Bone Health Management Key In Childhood Cancer Survivors

TUESDAY, Aug. 6, 2019 -- As part of a literature review, published in the June issue of the Annals of Oncology, recommendations are presented for the management of bone health in survivors of childhood cancer. Gemma Marcucci, M.D., from the...
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Genetic Similarities Of Osteosarcoma Between Dogs And Children

A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to the results of a new study. The findings could help break the logjam in the treatment of this deadly disease, which hasn't seen a significant medical...
Related topics: Genetics, Osteosarcoma, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Indians Pitcher Carlos Carrasco Announces He Is Fighting Leukemia, Hopes To Pitch Again In 2019

The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       
Related topics: Leukemia, Cancer, Oncology

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Cancer Research Institute And Chordoma Foundation Partner To Advance Immunotherapy Research In Rare...

Two nonprofits team up to fund research aimed at discovering and developing immunotherapeutic approaches to treating chordoma, a rare type of bone cancer.
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