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An under-the-radar immune cell shows potential in fight against cancer - Medical Xpress



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An under-the-radar immune cell shows potential in fight against cancer 
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One of the rarest of immune cells, unknown to scientists a decade ago, might prove to be a potent weapon in stopping cancer from spreading in the body, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

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Trey Anastasio Shares Emotional Note In Memory Of Childhood Friend Chris Cottrell - Live for Live Music



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Trey Anastasio Shares Emotional Note In Memory Of Childhood Friend Chris Cottrell 
Live for Live Music
Cottrell died of adrenal cancer last night, leading Anastasio to pen a lengthy tribute to his lifelong friend. The post includes heartfelt memories of Cottrell, reasons that made him such a good friend, husband, and father. The post also includes a few ...

 


US FDA APPROVES IMFINZIŽ (DURVALUMAB) FOR UNRESECTABLE STAGE III NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER - PR Newswire (press release)



US FDA APPROVES IMFINZIŽ (DURVALUMAB) FOR UNRESECTABLE STAGE III NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER 
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Scott J. Antonia, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Thoracic Oncology Department at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida and investigator in the PACIFIC trial, said: "Until now, treatment guidelines have recommended that ...

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Opdivo Safe for Head and Neck Cancer Patients on Radiation and Chemo, Phase 1 Trial Shows - Immuno-Oncology News



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Opdivo Safe for Head and Neck Cancer Patients on Radiation and Chemo, Phase 1 Trial Shows 
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In addition, three patients had to discontinue their immunotherapy due to blurred vision, diarrhea, and joint pain, which are known side effects of Opdivo. Some of the patients who were taking Platinol weekly experienced severe, but not life ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma: Finding the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma: Finding the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing 
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A study from 2008 of which Dr. Mayo-Smith was the senior author provocatively outlined the basis of adrenal pathology on abdominal CT exams [1]. On review of 65,231 abdominal CT exams from 2000-2003, adrenal masses were seen in 3,344 (5%) of cases of ...

 


Major studies find possible phone-cancer link, but no cause for alarm - Cosmos



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Major studies find possible phone-cancer link, but no cause for alarm 
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Exposed female mice had higher rates of the blood cancer lymphoma. Over in the rat enclosures, dosed-up males had higher rates of a rare heart cancer called schwannoma. Exposed rats of both sexes were also found to have tumours of the brain, pituitary ...

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Is This Patient With Metastatic Bladder Cancer a Candidate for Second-Line Immunotherapy Treatment? - Cancer Network



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Is This Patient With Metastatic Bladder Cancer a Candidate for Second-Line Immunotherapy Treatment? 
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Immunohistochemistry (IHC) of paraffin-embedded bladder tumor tissue revealed > 10% expression of programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) in tumor cells and infiltrating immune cells. His performance status was good (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group [ECOG ...

 


Weird Side Effects of Cancer Immunotherapy Cause Confusion - MedShadow (blog)



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Weird Side Effects of Cancer Immunotherapy Cause Confusion 
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In late fall 2015, Norma Leigh Perry, a teacher in Tunica, Miss., had been on a combination of new cancer drugs for recurrent melanoma for months without a problem. Compared to previous drugs she had taken throughout her treatment, which dated back ...

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10-year-old Kane wants you to know his story and how cancer changed his life - Centre Daily Times



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10-year-old Kane wants you to know his story and how cancer changed his life 
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They didn't speak when the doctor said it was cancer that caused Kane to be sick for most of the summer in 2014. Kane had to be rushed into emergency surgery. The tumor was pressing down on his adrenal gland, often causing excruciating pain and ...

 


Chesterton girl 'inspirational' in fight against cancer - nwitimes.com



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Chesterton girl 'inspirational' in fight against cancer 
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... initial diagnosis of neuroblastoma, a rare cancer which develops in the sympathetic nervous system. A third-grader at St. Patrick's School in Chesterton, Raffin said Bella, a budding gymnast, began feeling ill during a family vacation last July ...