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Exercise During Breast, Colon Cancer Chemotherapy Demonstrates Long-Term Benefits - Specialty Pharmacy Times



Exercise During Breast, Colon Cancer Chemotherapy Demonstrates Long-Term Benefits 
Specialty Pharmacy Times
Although cancer treatment regimens can leave patients feeling tired and rundown, new research suggests that they may benefit from engaging in physical activity. Results from a clinical trial presented at the 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium showed ...

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Chemotherapy for cancer could become more effective, thanks to a UMD researcher's work - The Diamondback



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Chemotherapy for cancer could become more effective, thanks to a UMD researcher's work 
The Diamondback
University of Maryland researcher Xiaoming He is a part of the International Team studying the interaction between aging diseases and cancer. (Elliot Scarangello / The Diamondback). By Lindsey Feingold · Follow @. Published February 18 at 7:35 PM ...

 


Chinese Doctors Are Using Modified T-Cells to Treat Advanced ... - Futurism



Chinese Doctors Are Using Modified T-Cells to Treat Advanced ... 
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Shixiu Wu, president of the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital, has started treating patients with advanced forms of cancer with modified T-cells.

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Three months of chemotherapy ages heart by six years: research - Herald Sun



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Three months of chemotherapy ages heart by six years: research 
Herald Sun
EXERCISING during cancer treatment can protect the heart against accelerated ageing from the toxic but lifesaving therapy, new research has found. A world-first trial by The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute found that the hearts of breast cancer ...

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Gay Byrne 'on the mend' from cancer after latest round of chemotherapy - Irish Mirror



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Gay Byrne 'on the mend' from cancer after latest round of chemotherapy 
Irish Mirror
Chat legend Gay Byrne is battling back to health after his latest round of chemotherapy. The veteran RTE star, fighting prostate cancer, is recovering well following treatment. His wife Kathleen Watkins said: "He's good. They finished the chemo that ...

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Private insurance coverage of infused chemo varies by setting - Medical Xpress



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Private insurance coverage of infused chemo varies by setting 
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)?From 2004 to 2014, there was an increase in the provision of infused chemotherapy in hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs), which is associated with increased spending, according to a research letter published ...

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Blocking Insulin-Like Growth Factors Increases Efficacy of Breast ... - Equities.com



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Blocking Insulin-Like Growth Factors Increases Efficacy of Breast ... 
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Researchers at the University of Liverpool have concluded that blocking insulin-like growth factors in combination with administration of paclitaxel, a commonly used chemotherapeutic, showed a significant reduction in tumor cell proliferation and lung ...

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Brave Scots mum whose eight-year-old son tragically died of rare childhood cancer undergoes chemo on first ... - The Scottish Sun



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Brave Scots mum whose eight-year-old son tragically died of rare childhood cancer undergoes chemo on first ... 
The Scottish Sun
Hamish Hey, eight, lost a leg to a rare childhood cancer and died in mum Susan's arms a year ago. Nine months later, she was diagnosed with terminal cancer herself. By John Jeffay. 20th February 2018, 10:21 am. Updated: 20th February 2018, 11:56 am ...

 


Efficacy and Safety of COX-2 Inhibitors for Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer With Chemotherapy: A Meta-analysis - Oncology Nurse Advisor



Oncology Nurse Advisor
 
Efficacy and Safety of COX-2 Inhibitors for Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer With Chemotherapy: A Meta-analysis 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
The results of the Egger's test indicated no significant difference in primary outcomes. Conclusion: COX-2 inhibitors improved ORR of advanced NSCLC with chemotherapy, but had no effect on survival indices. Moreover, COX-2 inhibitors may lead to higher ...

 


Trending News Today: AHA Warns of Serious Heart Disease Risks From Breast Cancer Chemotherapy - Specialty Pharmacy Times



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Trending News Today: AHA Warns of Serious Heart Disease Risks From Breast Cancer Chemotherapy 
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A recently proposed Louisiana law that aims to educate physicians about drug costs was met with significant scrutiny by pharmaceutical lobbyists, according to Kaiser Health News. The bill would require sales reps to disclose medication prices to ...
Heart group warns of cardiovascular risks after treatment for breast cancer STAT
What is Heart Failure? - American Heart Association American Heart Association
Cardiovascular Disease and Breast Cancer: Where These Entities Intersect: A Scientific Statement From the American ... Circulation - AHA Journals
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