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  • If more cancer-specific receptors can be identified, the technology's utility could grow, he says.

    Researchers Create Better Ways to Spot Cancer Cells

  • Stylish Noggins is a non cancer-specific site that offers a unique selection of soft, cute hats for kids.

    Cancer Hair Loss Resources

  • This is the first study in men with prostate cancer to evaluate physical activity after diagnosis in relation to prostate cancer-specific mortality and overall mortality," noted study author Stacey Kenfield, a research associate in the department of epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, as well as at the Channing Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston."

    Exercise may improve odds against prostate cancer death

  • The task force concluded that "PSA-based screening is associated with detection of more prostate cancers; small to no reduction in prostate cancer-specific mortality after about 10 years; and harms related to false positive test results, subsequent evaluation, and therapy, including overdiagnosis and overtreatment."

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: PSA-Prostate Cancer Screening Dilemma: Why Talking With Your MD Matters

  • The rate might sound modest, but its cumulative effect was remarkable: between 1990 and 2005, the cancer-specific death rate had dropped nearly 15 percent, a decline unprecedented in the history of the disease.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • But to exploit antibodies therapeutically, scientists needed to identify targets unique to cancer cells, and such cancer-specific targets had proved notoriously difficult to identify.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Both populations now contain identical age-adjusted populations of older and younger men, and the death rate, adjusted accordingly, yields identical cancer-specific death rates.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • I consider myself a political conservative and I generally support conservative members of Congress, but I have to draw the line and totally disagree this time with Sen. Grassley's position on FDA "accelerated approval" of new cancer-specific drugs.

    Two Takes on Approving New Anticancer Drugs

  • Pierre van der Bruggen, of Boon's laboratory, who did the brunt of this work, used Frau H. 's cancer-specific T cells to identify a mere five colonies of cells, out of 29,000, that contained the gene encoding the antigen.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • So the team looked simultaneously in mice and human beings for genes that contained the instructions for making cancer-specific antigens.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer


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