Chemotherapy

Cancer Cells Turn To Cannibalism To Survive Chemotherapy, Study Suggests

Researchers have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. The study suggests that this act of cannibalism provides these cancer cells with the energy they need to stay alive and initiate tumor...
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Bald Selma Blair Strips Down To Swimsuit & Instagram Is Absolutely Loving It

Selma Blair is all kinds of brave. The Cruel Intentions actress is battling multiple sclerosis, with treatment for the disease seeing the star lose her hair. Chemotherapy treatments might suggest a link to cancer, but the aggressive procedure is...
Related topics: Instagram, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Oncology

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'jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Announces He Will Continue Chemotherapy Treatments

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announced on Tuesday that he will resume chemotherapy. After revealing in March he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Trebek gave viewers a positive update in April, saying he was "feeling good" and added...
Related topics: Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology

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Alex Trebek Says He’s In A New Round Of Chemotherapy

The “Jeopardy!” host revealed in March that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Related topics: Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology

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Cancer Cells Turn To Cannibalism To Survive Chemotherapy, Study Suggests

Researchers from the Tulane University School of Medicine have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. The study, which will be published September 17 in the Journal of Cell Biology, suggests...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Way To Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss In Sight

Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it.
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Tiny Bubbles In Your Body Could Be Better At Fighting Cancer Than Chemotherapy

New research suggests that tiny bubbles that already exist in our body might potentially be used to treat cancer — and work better than chemotherapy.
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New Anti-pd-1 Antibody Improves Pfs In Nsclc

(MedPage Today) -- Three-month gain overall, more than 5 months in PD-L1-positive tumors with camrelizumab plus chemo
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Selma Blair Goes Bottomless, Showing Off Her Naked Rear End In Instagram Photo Following Chemo...

Selma Blair isn’t letting chemotherapy slow her down — and not letting it stop her from sharing some very revealing glimpses of herself with fans, either. On Saturday, the actress took to Instagram to post a racy picture of herself...
Related topics: Instagram, Health Photos, Cancer

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Fak Protein Linked To Chemotherapy Resistance In Ovarian Cancer

A new study links changes in the gene for the protein focal adhesion kinase, or FAK, to ovarian cancer's ability to survive chemotherapy.
Related topics: Proteins, Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Alex Trebek Ends Chemotherapy, Returns To 'jeopardy'

The longtime host, who underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer, announced he'll be coming back to the game show.
Related topics: Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology

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Quest For New Cancer Treatment Crosses Milestone

A cancer therapy has crossed a milestone in clinical trials, a major development in a decades-long quest to develop a treatment that destroys tumors without the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, invasive surgery and radiation.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Ailing Mihajlovic Coaches Bologna During Leukemia Treatment

Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic coaches squad in first public appearance following a month of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with leukemia       
Related topics: Leukemia, Cancer

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Maintaining Full Doses Of Chemotherapy Can Be Key For Breast Cancer Survival, According To New...

Study in JNCCN--Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, finds early dose reduction of adjuvant FEC-D chemotherapy negatively impacts overall survival rates for women with intermediate- or high-risk breast cancer.
Related topics: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Drug Accelerates Blood System's Recovery After Chemotherapy, Radiation

A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem cells after exposure to radiation. If the results can be replicated in humans, the compound could help people recover quicker from...
Related topics: Cancer, Stem Cells

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Mouth Sores From Chemo

People can get temporary mouth sores from chemotherapy. Checking the mouth often helps early detection, while keeping the mouth moist and avoiding certain foods can help relieve symptoms. Learn more here.
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Key To Targeting The Spread Of Pancreatic Cancer

Targeting the tissue around pancreatic cancer cells may be the key to stopping their spread and improving chemotherapy outcomes.
Related topics: Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Chemo Add-on To Rt Ups Survival In High-risk Endometrial Ca

(MedPage Today) -- Patients with serous and stage III derived the most benefit
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Chemotherapy Drugs React Differently To Radiation While In Water

Cancer treatment often involves a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Chemotherapy uses medication to stop cancer cells reproducing, but the medication affects the entire body. Radiotherapy uses radiation to kill the cancer cells, and it...
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Chemotherapy Drugs React Differently To Radiation While In Water

Researchers have studied the way various molecules, found in chemotherapy drugs, react to ionization by radiation similar to that used in cancer treatment.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

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