• Guest Commentary: STAMPEDE trial provides exciting results, questions in prostate cancer treatment

    One year ago - By Healio

    In this guest commentary, Terence Friedlander, MD, discusses the benefits associated with the addition of abiraterone acetate to standard treatment in patients with high-risk advanced prostate cancer and the challenges facing the community , following a presentation of the STAMPEDE trial delivered at the ASCO Annual Meeting by Nicholas James, BSc, MBBS, PhD, from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, United Kingdom . Friedlander is an assistant clinical professor at the division of hematology/oncology at UCSF's Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center .
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  • Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

    One year ago - By News Medical

    ​A simple blood test could improve treatment for more than 1 in 6 stage 2 colon cancer patients, suggests new Mayo Clinic research. The researchers also discovered that many patients who could benefit from the test likely aren't receiving it.
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  • New antibody uses 1-2 punch to potentially treat blood cancers

    One year ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have developed a two-pronged approach to blood cancer treatment: 1) attacking cancer cells directly and/or 2) driving them from the nurturing bone marrow environment into the peripheral blood streams, where they are more vulnerable .
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  • Underused cancer test could improve treatment for thousands

    One year ago - By ScienceDaily

    A simple blood test could improve treatment for more than 1 in 6 stage 2 colon cancer patients, suggests new research. The researchers also discovered that many patients who could benefit from the test likely aren't receiving it.
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  • Blood Test to Target Prostate Cancer Treatment

    One year ago - By Medscape

    A new 3-in-1 blood test could revolutionise the treatment of prostate cancer, say scientists, and help pave the way for personalised patient treatment.
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