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Cancer Cases Up by 50 Percent in Less Developed Countries

A study by the Global Burden of Disease collaboration has found that while there has been a 33 percent increase in the global cases of cancers between
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Genetic Mutations Influence Outcomes in Lymphoma Patients Who Undergo Transplants

Stem cell transplants are sometimes used to treat lymphoma patients. A significant percentage of lymphoma patients undergoing transplants with their
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Major Step Forward in Photodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Deep-Tissue Tumors

Tissue penetration depth is a major challenge in practical photodynamic therapy. Traditionally, it involves the patient receiving a nontoxic light-sensitive
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New Combination Therapy for a Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

Triple negative breast cancer is harder to treat than other types of breast cancer because, as its name suggests, it lacks three receptors that usually serve as targets for anti-cancer drugs.
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The Lifeline Express to Get More Coaches for Detection of Oral Cancer

The world's first hospital on a train, Lifeline Express, is set to get two more coaches for the detection and control of oral, breast and cervical cancer, the Ministry of Railways said.
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Protein-Based 'Cancer Signature' Uncovered by Systematic Data Analysis

Proteins are the building blocks of life. They are produced by molecular machines, called ribosomes. A human ribosome contains some 80 ribosomal proteins.
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Promising Therapy for Patients With Refractory Primary Mediastinal B-cell Lymphoma

Anti-cancer therapeutics, such as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) modified T cells, can be engineered to target tumor-associated antigens to attack and kill cancer cells.
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Drug Combination Yields Results in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that starts from lymphocytes in the bone marrow. A combination of two targeted agents - one approved
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Understanding Why and How a Class of Leukemia Drugs is Successful

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common form of leukemia, with over 4,000 cases in the United Kingdom every year. At the moment CLL
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Novel Imaging Agent Accurately Identifies Prostate Cancer Lesions

In 2016, more than 180,000 men in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and more than 26,000 are likely to die from
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