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What is Neurointerventional Radiology – How this Treatment May Be Able to Help

For those with diseases of the spine, neck, and brain, neurointerventional radiology can be an intriguing and promising route to take. With so much focus on creating treatments and procedures that not

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Cord-Blood Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation- Side Effects

“Researchers have identified a new diarrheal syndrome that affects patients who have undergone cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation” A cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation is

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Gene therapy and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

“The immunotherapy, known as anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, puts a patient’s own immune cells through a laboratory process that results in the number of T-cells being

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Breakthrough Against Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer…”We have now shown that with the removal of this carbohydrate alteration the cells die.” The article linked and

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Cisplatin induced hearing loss and prevention therapy.

“CONCLUSION: These preliminary findings confirm the neuroprotective properties of vitamin E against the Cisplatin-induced hearing loss (ototoxicity)….” Cisplatin chemotherapy causes many

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Intraarterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma-Pros and Cons

This article reviews the potential benefits and risks related to intra-arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma. While the treatment minimizes systemic toxicity as the chemotherapy is administered directly

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Retinoblastoma and Evidence-based Non-toxic Therapy to Reduce Relapse

We suggest that this series of events results in a stoppage of the (retinoblastoma)  cell cycle progression at the G1–>S phase transition thereby leading to a G0/G1 arrest and subsequent apoptotic

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DCA enhances Velcade in Multiple Myeloma

Dichloracetate (DCA) enhances the efficacy of Velcade, a standard-of-care Multiple Myeloma Therapy Multiple Myeloma (MM) is considered incurable by conventional oncology. In other words, if an MM patient

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Cranial Irradiation and Increased Risk of Stroke

“The incidence of neurovascular events in this population is 100-fold higher than in the general pediatric population and cranial irradiation is an important risk factor” I’m going to

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