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Bladder Cancer Therapy beyond Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG)

The agent (CG0070) yielded an overall 12-month complete response (CR) rate of 30% in a phase 2 single-arm trial in patients with BCG-unresponsive, high-grade Ta, T1, or CIS ± Ta/T1 non-muscle-invasive

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Cancer Genetic Testing as Therapy and Decision Tool

“New cancer drugs that target genetic mutations regardless of where the tumor is growing should expand the practice of genetic testing patients for such glitches…” Almost like magic immunotherapy

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Chemo Combo Improves Survival of Biliary Tract Cancer

The combination of chemotherapy drugs gemcitabine and cisplatin may slow the advancement of biliary tract cancers, as compaired to using gemcitabine alone.  

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Artemisinin as cancer therapy- Myeloma, Liver, and Melanoma

“Artemisinin (ART) is a chemical compound extracted from the wormwood plant, Artemisia annua L. It has been shown to selectively kill cancer cells in vitro and retard the growth of implanted fibrosarcoma

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Acupuncture Relieves Dry Mouth from Radiation in Head/Neck Cancer

Patients who have received radiation for head/neck cancer often suffer from the unpleasant and distressing side-effect of a dry mouth, caused by damage to their salivary glands from the radiation  Xerostomia,

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Mammograms Identify Small Breast Cancers But do They Save Lives?

Annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care when adjuvant therapy for breast cancer is freely available. No matter

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Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis-What can a MM cancer coach do for me?

Multiple Myeloma Cancer Coaching Enhances Patient Decision-making answering questions from a long-term MM survivor’s point-of-view- A cancer diagnosis is difficult. A diagnosis of incurable cancer

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Initial Signs of Male Cancer Facts and Considerations

You need to understand all the valued information as you can about male cancers and pass this on to everyone in a real-world technique. Usually talking, men are disreputable for disregarding their well-being

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Ask the Cancer Coach-“Metastatic prostate cancer, gleason score of 9”

Cancer Coach- I have prostate cancer gleason 9 that has spread to bones- my situation is as follows: My History 1. I was diagnosed with Gleason 9 Prostate Cancer in September 2011 with PSA of 53 2. Prostate

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Myeloma Survivor- Curative Intent and Secondary Cancers

The results of the current study support curative intent approaches to secondary cancers among patients with myeloma while highlighting the need for ongoing active myeloma management. FDA approved, standard-of-care

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