RSSArchive for August, 2009

Combination And Sequential Chemotherapy Effective For Metastatic Breast Cancer

Combination And Sequential Chemotherapy Effective For Metastatic Breast Cancer

Whether to use several chemotherapy drugs at once or take single agents sequentially for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer was quite controversial issue. According to recent reports published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, both sequential and combination use of chemotherapy drugs for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer are viable […]

Seed Implants Best For Prostate Cancer Treatment For Men Of All Ages

Seed Implants Best For Prostate Cancer Treatment For Men Of All Ages

Treatment for prostate cancer may have number of options, but the daunting task could be to choose the right mix of therapies for an individual patient. Earlier medical professionals have tipped the scales in favor of certain cancer treatment options for younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer. But a recent study led by the scientists […]

"Super Sensor" To Detect Cancers

“Super Sensor” To Detect Cancers

A recent research of TAU ( TEL AVIV University) develops  tiny super device that can easily sniffs out diseases like cancer, heart attacks and also environmental pollution. Coupling biological materials with an electrode-based device, Prof. Judith Rishpon of TAU’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology is able to quickly and precisely detect cancerous cells, pathogens […]

Warning Signs Of Early Rectal Cancer: Why Your Doctor Is The One To Catch Them?

Warning Signs Of Early Rectal Cancer: Why Your Doctor Is The One To Catch Them?

The signs of advanced rectal cancer are such that they are almost impossible to ignore. In fact, it takes no diagnostic knowledge whatsoever to observe these symptoms and know that something serious is happening. They include, but are not limited to, painful and unremitting constipation, bleeding from the anus, and large masses protruding from the […]

Exposure Of Cancerous Cells To Oxygen Might Improve Cancer Treatment

Exposure Of Cancerous Cells To Oxygen Might Improve Cancer Treatment

A recent study revealed that exposing cancerous tumors to oxygen can significantly improve the process of cancer treatment. According to scientists at Oxford University, increasing the supply of oxygen to cancer cells might help in making cancer chemotherapy effective. In a series of experiments and studies conducted on mice, it was found that cancerous cells […]

AIDS Patients More Prone To HPV Related Cancers

AIDS Patients More Prone To HPV Related Cancers

A new study found that people with AIDS are at high risk of developing HPV related cancers, as their immune system will be weak because of the disease. AIDS patients are at greater risk of developing HPV related cancers like Cervix, Anus, Penis, Vulva, Vagina and Oropharynx. Although the risk of HPV-associated cancers is known […]