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Cancer Treatment: Methods & Research News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Treatments category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Cancer Treatment: Methods & Research News Publications

2018-03-02 : Anti-cancer Effects of Natural Alkaloid Extracted from Daffodils : Study published in the scientific journal Structure describes anti-cancer effects of natural alkaloid extracted from Daffodils.

2016-12-08 : Minimally Invasive Device to Treat Cancer and Other Illnesses : New medical device may revolutionize delivery of medicine to treat cancer as well as a host of other diseases and ailments.

2016-11-12 : Pancreatic Cancer Treatment - New Discovery Paves Way : Patients with pancreatic cancer may soon face better treatment options due to a discovery by Dr. Reginald Hill, Archibald Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Notre Dame and researcher at the Harper Cancer Research Institute.

2016-10-29 : Multi-Million-Dollar Research to Stop Cancer Ability to Spread : The primary goal is to figure out how and why some cells break away from a tumor site and spread the disease to other parts of the body in a process called metastasis.

2016-08-26 : New Approach to Control Cancer Not Eliminate It : Metronomic dosage regimen uses significantly lower doses of chemotherapeutic drugs but at more frequent time intervals.

2016-05-12 : Stopping Cancer In Its Tracks By Inhibiting Autophagy : Inhibiting autophagy has been shown to effectively blocks tumor cell migration and breast cancer metastasis in tumor models.

2016-03-15 : Turning Plant Virus Shells Against Human Cancers : Research to customize tobacco mosaic virus to distinguish between indolent and aggressive prostate cancers, and potato virus X to deliver treatments to breast cancer tumors.

2016-02-18 : T Cell Therapy: Fighting Cancer & Infections : T cell immunity has evolved to recognize and respond to health threats and provide a lifelong memory that prevents recurrent disease.

2015-12-23 : UACC Cancer Information, Prognosis & Survival Statistics : Understanding your cancer and knowing what to expect may help you and your loved ones make decisions.

2015-12-22 : Plant Virus Shell Triggers Immune Response Against Cancer : The cowpea virus-based nanoparticles act like a switch that turns on the immune system to recognize and fight against the tumor.

2015-11-30 : New Vaccines for Head and Neck Cancer Therapy : The vaccine is designed to induce an immune response against cancer cells that remain in patients who have completed conventional therapy.

2015-05-06 : Chemobrain: A Chemotherapy Side Effect : Information regarding chemobrain, a reported mental fogginess after chemotherapy treatment, resulting in slight loss of cognitive abilities.

2014-12-31 : Cancer Statistics: 22% Drop in Mortality Rate over Past 20 Years : Annual cancer statistics report finds 22% drop in cancer mortality over two decades led to avoidance of over 1.5 million cancer deaths.

2014-11-27 : Studies Find Detectable Pre-cancerous State in the Blood : Researchers uncover easily detectable pre-malignant state in blood that increases likelihood a person will develop blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, or myelodysplastic syndrome.

2014-10-29 : Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy Treatment : Leading manufacturer of scalp cooling equipment Paxman Coolers is to fund research into the science behind hair loss during chemotherapy treatment.

2014-09-23 : Immune System Key in Fight Against Cancer : Research by scientists fighting a cyber-war against cancer finds that the immune system may be a clinicians most powerful ally.

2014-09-21 : Evolved Protein that May Stop Cancer from Spreading Discovered : Researchers develop protein therapy that disrupts the process that causes cancer cells to break away from original tumor sites.

2014-07-13 : Antibody Stops Cachexia a Cancer-related Wasting Condition : New research study pinpoints a molecular cause of cachexia, and hints at a future potential treatment for the condition.

2014-06-02 : Possible 19M Cancer Survivors in U.S. by 2024 : The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. currently estimated to be 14.5 million will grow to almost 19 million by 2024.

2014-05-30 : Fighting Cancer with Diet Changes : Dieting may decrease chances for metastases in triple negative breast cancers by strengthening the tissue surrounding the tumor.

2014-05-18 : Huge Step Forward in Early Cancer Detection : Researchers announce development of lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting protein cancer markers in blood using advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry.

2014-03-25 : New Drug a Revolution in Cancer Treatment : A revolution in cancer treatment may soon be underway following breakthrough that could lead to dramatic improvement in cancer survival rates.

2014-03-03 : Fighting Cancer on the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles Carry Chemotherapy Drugs Directly to Tumor Cells : New method to fight cancer using light activated drug delivery demonstrated using human breast cancer cells holds promise for treating cancer.

2014-01-08 : Potassium Iodide, Radiation and Thyroid Risks : Information regarding Potassium Iodide (KI) a substance that floods the thyroid with iodine preventing radioactive iodine from becoming absorbed.

2013-08-20 : Using Nanoparticles to Battle Cancer : Research on new cancer treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer cells.

2013-03-23 : Cancer Drug Shortage Taking Toll on Patients : A national survey of health professionals showed that drug shortages are taking a heavy toll on cancer patients.

2013-02-06 : Matching Tumors with Cancer Drugs : The proteins are relatively easy to target with drugs and plenty of kinase inhibitors already exist.

2012-08-29 : New Cancer Drug 10 Times More Potent : Taking an existing drug being developed for use in fighting certain types of cancer and creating a more potent efficient weapon against cancer.

2012-08-11 : Daily Aspirin Linked to Lower Cancer Mortality : Study of aspirin for prevention of vascular events found an estimated 37% reduction in cancer mortality among those using aspirin for five years or more.

2011-12-17 : Doubling Efficacy of Radiation Therapy for Cancer Tumors : Scientists have devised a way to reduce lung cancer cells ability to repair the lethal double strand DNA breaks caused by radiation therapy.

2011-12-06 : Cancer Tumor Destruction Method Also Creates Immunity : Not only are cancerous cells more reliably destroyed but in the majority of cases the body develops immunity against the return of the tumor.

2011-10-16 : Cure for Cancer - Can Double Suicide Virus be the Answer : Surgery free cancer treatment uses adenovirus to destroy and reduce cancer cells within the specific part of the body.

2011-10-13 : Lung Cancer Inhaler Treatment Using Nebuliser : New method for giving drugs by inhalation to lung cancer patients through a nebuliser instead of current approach of intravenous delivery.

2011-09-27 : Public Still Ignorant Regarding Diet and Cancer : Research reveals widespread lack of knowledge of the importance of diet and obesity as contributing causes towards the development of cancer.

2011-09-26 : Unequal Access to Cancer Care Can Not Be Tolerated : Report from The Lancet Oncology Commission tries to tackle the problem of how to deliver affordable high quality and equitable cancer care in developed countries.

2011-09-15 : Speeding Drug Development for Rare Cancers Including Ependymoma : New approach to drug development identified dozens of potential new treatments of ependymoma a rare tumor of the brain and spinal cord.

2011-08-18 : Development of Cancer Treatment Device : The Government of Canada is supporting development of new cancer radiation therapy device that may lead to more precise and life-saving treatment methods.

2011-06-13 : Urine Test for Diagnosis of Cancer : Cancers of the gut stomach and pancreas could be detected much sooner with a simple urine test.

2011-06-09 : Breakthrough in Understanding Common Cancer : Mechanism which potentially affects many more genes and can account for a wider palette of lymphomas.

2011-06-07 : Pain, Fatigue, Insomnia and Confusion in Cancer Survivors : Many cancer survivors still suffer moderate to severe problems with pain fatigue sleep memory and concentration years after treatment has ended.

2011-04-02 : Good Cholesterol Nanoparticles Seek and Destroy Cancer Cells : Likely that many cancer patients could benefit from this new type of treatment in the long run.

2011-03-04 : Patients Willing to Undergo Multiple Tests for New Cancer Treatments : Cancer patients are willing to undergo many tests to receive advanced experimental treatment in clinical trials.

2011-02-27 : Erlotinib Cancer Treatment Drug : The targeted cancer drug erlotinib has comparable efficacy to chemotherapy, and is better tolerated.

2011-02-23 : Genetic Differences Between Cancer and Non-Cancer Patients : New technology detects distinct genetic changes differentiating cancer patients.

2011-02-19 : Wiping Out Cancer - Cancer Stem Cell Targeting : Chemical antibody that acts like a guided missile to seek out and bind only to cancer stem cells.

2011-02-15 : Genetic Evidence Antioxidants Can Help Treat Cancer : Antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers.

2011-02-10 : Cancer Breakthrough May Prevent Heart Failure and Increase Survival Rates : Cancer treatment breakthrough could help reduce heart failure in cancer patients around the world and ultimately increase survival rates.

2011-02-09 : Childhood Cancer Research in Danger : Long-term funding and better collaboration needed to maintain improvements in survival.

2011-02-08 : New Treatment for Childhood Cancer - Protein May be Key : A protein may be central to a new treatment for the often-fatal childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

2011-02-04 : Lifestyle Factors Key to Saving Lives - Millions of Preventable Cancer Cases : Global trend of unhealthy sedentary lifestyles responsible for putting millions at high risk of cancer.

2011-02-03 : Fight Against Cancer - Blue Cross : Gold Standard accreditation by meeting criteria of workplace programs by reducing the risk of cancer for employees and their families through healthy lifestyle choices.

2011-01-28 : Antibiotic Offers Potential for Anti-Cancer Activity : The potential for developing anti-cancer agents grew out of an attempt to determine how the compound tautomycetin exerts its immune suppression activities.

2011-01-28 : Light Therapy for Early Stage Laryngeal Cancer is Voice Saver : Light or photodynamic therapy helps preserve voice and vocal cord function for patients with early stage laryngeal or voice box cancer.

2011-01-24 : Does Chocolate Hold the Key to Curing HPV : Applications for the antioxidant-rich beans which could spur an innovative approach to treating human papillomavirus (HPV) a precursor to cervical cancer.

2010-11-06 : Treating Head and Neck Cancer : Combining radiation therapy chemotherapy safely treats head and neck cancer patients.

2010-11-05 : Breakthrough in Cancer Vaccine Research : Vaccines created to prompt the immune system to attack cancerous cells in tumors have shown to activate an immune response in the body.

2010-10-20 : Women Fight Effects of Chemotherapy Long After Treatment Ends : For some women the effects of breast cancer the most common cancer affecting women do not end when they leave the hospital.

2010-10-14 : Soft Drink Could Enhance Effects of an Anti-cancer Drug : Experiments suggest a popular lemon-lime soft drink could play unexpected role in improving effectiveness of an oral anticancer drug.

2010-10-09 : Surgical Technique Relieves Painful Spine Fractures in Patients with Metastatic Cancer : Many patients with multiple myeloma suffer compression fractures in their spine because the spine is one of the most common sites for metastatic spread of the disease.

2010-09-30 : Less Chemotherapy Works Well for Some Childhood Cancer : Childhood cancer can be fought successfully with far less chemotherapy than previously believed.

2010-09-29 : New Therapy Boosts Cure Rate for Neuroblastoma Childhood Cancer : First substantial increase in over 10 years in cure rates for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

2010-08-30 : Researchers to Activate Anti Cancer Gene : Researchers hope to stop colon cancer by activating special anti-cancer genes.

2010-08-27 : Revolutionary Way to Treat Eye Cancer : Silicone oil already used to treat retinal detachment could screen out a majority of harmful radiation.

2010-08-21 : Palliative Care Prolongs Life for Cancer Patients : Early referrals to palliative care prolongs life for patients living with metastatic lung cancer.

2010-08-19 : US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies : US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies Through Local Community Access to Cutting Edge Research.

2010-08-06 : SonoPhotoDynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment : Photodynamic therapy uses photo-sensitizers and harmless visible light with oxygen which kill cells by apoptosis and/or necrosis.

2010-07-13 : Reducing Cancer Pain and Depression : Pain and depression associated with cancer are often unrecognized and under-treated in cancer treatments.

2010-07-09 : Cancer Care Guidelines Updated : Enhanced and revised documents provide vital evidence based information for treating cancer.

2010-05-27 : Proton Therapy for Cancer Patients : Childrens Hospital Philadelphia announces availability of proton therapy cancer radiation that offers potentially life changing benefits to children.

2010-05-10 : Medical Costs of Cancer have Nearly Doubled over Last 20 Years : Analysis finds costs of treating cancer have nearly doubled over the past two decades.

2010-04-12 : Radiation Therapy for Terminal Cancer Patients : Proportion of patients with end-stage or terminal cancer do not benefit from palliative radiation therapy.

2010-04-12 : Variations in How Women with Early Breast Cancer are Treated : Global study of women with early breast cancer has found wide variations in how they were treated.

2010-03-22 : Radiotherapy can Cause Lasting Vascular Disease : Cancer radiotherapy can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.

2010-03-16 : Cryotherapy Radiology Freeze Treatment for Cancer Tumors : Cryotherapy is an interventional radiology treatment to freeze cancer tumors.

2010-02-26 : New Cancer Treatment for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients : New cancer drug being assessed in a Phase I clinical trial gives hope to treatment for lymphoma and leukemia patients.

2010-02-04 : Celastrol Plant Extract Could Help Refine Cancer Treatment : Cancer treatment research with an anti-inflammatory plant derivative long used in Chinese medicine.

2010-01-29 : Radiation Therapy AAPM : Number of rare but tragic events in the last decade involving people undergoing radiation therapy.

2010-01-25 : Benefits from Radiation Therapy Outweigh Risks for Cancer Patients : Radiation therapy is one of the safest most effective ways to treat cancer.

2010-01-05 : Researching Treatment for Rare Cancers - Scott & White Healthcare : Clinical trials targeting cancers that affect both adults and children.

2009-12-23 : Mushroom Derived Drug Promising for Cancer Treatment : Promising cancer drug discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine.

2009-12-14 : Tracking Cancer Killing Particles with MRI : Single nanoparticle can be tracked in real time with MRI as it homes in and kills cancer cells with heat.

2009-12-09 : Why Cancer Cells Will Not Die : New cancer cell discovery has implications for both the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

2009-11-03 : Radiation Therapy Treats Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer : Radiation to tumors effectively controls pain in patients with cancer that has spread to the spine.

2009-09-22 : New Cancer Research Priorities Needed : Cancer research is too focused on new drug development not enough money and effort is devoted to pursuing advances in knowledge.

2009-07-20 : Oncology Radiation Therapy Methods to Treat Cancer : Examines a variety of oncology methods for the radiotherapy treatment of cancer and tumor growths.

2009-07-01 : Cancer and Trojan Horse Therapy : An editorial presenting the Trojan Horse Therapy research being done in Australia related to Cancer.

2009-06-12 : MicroRNA Replacement Therapy may Stop Cancer : New study suggests that delivering microRNAs to cancer cells could help to stop the disease in its tracks.

2009-05-31 : New Treatment Safe for Head and Neck Cancer Patients : Patients undergoing treatment for advanced head and neck cancers may respond well to the addition of gefinitib to chemotherapy.

2009-05-17 : Personalized Cancer Treatment: New Direction for RNAi Delivery : Researchers have developed an efficient system for delivering siRNA into primary cancer cells.

2009-04-15 : Gel Studied as Treatment for Esophageal Cancer : Drug therapy delivers a dose of chemotherapy injected directly on to the tumors in the esophagus to reduce the size of cancerous throat tumors.

2009-04-08 : Acupressure Wristbands Ease Nausea with Cancer Treatment : Cancer patients who wore acupressure wristbands had much less nausea while receiving radiation treatment.

2009-03-29 : Researchers Discover Molecular Interplay that Moves Cancer Cells : Cancer that spreads elsewhere in the body known as metastasis is the process that most often leads to death from the disease.

2009-03-27 : High Dosage Brachytherapy for Head and Neck Cancer Tumors : High dosage perioperative brachytherapy obtains excellent results in the treatment of head and neck tumors.

2009-03-24 : Radiation Therapy: Side Effects & Information : Information regarding radiation therapy for internal and external cancer treatment including the side effects of radiation treatments.

2009-03-23 : Chemotherapy: Side Effects & Information : Defines the use of Chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer and lists some side effects of receiving Chemotherapy.

2009-02-11 : Starve Cancer Tumors of Blood : New mechanism involved in cancer tumor development could lead to an innovative cancer cure treatment.

2009-01-15 : Top Cancer Fighting Food Groups : List of foods that have the ability to fight cancer many of the cancer fighting foods identified are found to contain phytochemicals.

2009-01-15 : Radiation Treatments - Preparing for and Having Radiation Treatments : Discusses preparing for and under going radiation treatment for cancer a real life story.

2009-01-11 : New Genes that Fuse in Cancer : New technology for detecting gene fusions opens field in cancer research at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2009-01-09 : Research Shows Cell Inactive State Critical for Cancer Treatment : A new study shows biological process called quiescence which enables blood forming stem cells to exist in a dormant or inactive state.

2008-11-15 : Should We Treat or Prevent Cancer : If cancer is caught in the early stages of development it can be treated and cured.

2008-07-20 : Is There a Cure for Cancer : As a cancer survivor who now dedicates much of my time to giving cancer support I am often asked if there is a definitive cure for cancer.

2008-07-20 : Ways to Prevent or Fight Cancer : How you can possibly prevent and fight cancer with healthy foods.

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