Navigation Links
New chemo combination to fight breast cancer better

The New England Journal of Medicine reports the latest research done in Britain claim that new frontiers have been crossed in treating early breast //cancer successfully after having studied over 2,400 patients. The researchers of two independent studies apparently looked into the effectiveness of adding the drug epirubicin to regular chemotherapy employed to treat women in early stages of breast cancer. Both studies reported better results of treatment despite aggravation in side effects.

Most of the women who were part of the study were younger than 50 years. Half the number of women who underwent the program were administered the drug epirubicin while the rest were put on standard treatment.82% of those who received epirubicin as part of treatment lived for another 5 years and 76% of them lived on with no relapses. Whereas the group that received standard chemo therapy showed only 75% lived on to see another 5 years and only 69% showed no relapses.

Editorialists who were part of the study note that although chemotherapy reduces the risk of recurrence of breast cancer , its up to the doctors and patients during their course of clinical counseling to decide upon choice of treatment based on the pros and cons each therapy offers.
MST
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time
2. Using herbal remedies with chemotherapy may not be a good idea
3. Low doses of chemotherapy good for children
4. Treatment for chemobrain may be possible
5. Gossypol helps in chemotherapy of neck and head cancer.
6. Nanocells cancer combination therapy acts as chemotherapy as well as anti-angiogenic drug
7. Calls to combat deafness after chemotherapy
8. The bad combination
9. Warding off symptoms of premenstrual syndrome by combination therapy
10. Cholesterol can be lowered using combination of Soy Proteins and Sterols
11. Nanocells cancer combination therapy acts as chemotherapy as well as anti-angiogenic drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Russ DiGilio , founder and ... #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during National Breast Cancer Awareness ... Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the participation in every franchisee’s ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, ... and advocacy groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung ... announcement, Michael J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Fla (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... smarter modes of access for customers and employees that are both engaging and ... 7 with Service Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to announce that due to ... they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the most exciting parts for ... jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes pride in treating their ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Vida Health, the ... Series B led by Canvas Ventures . Other investors include Nokia Growth Partners ... mobile platform to serve more consumers who are managing chronic conditions or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... 9, 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... The global travel vaccines market to grow at a ... covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ... report considers the revenue generated from the sales of various vaccines ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 Australia Ophthalmic Lasers ... report, "Australia Ophthalmic Lasers Market Outlook to 2022", provides ... The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, ... segements - Excimer Lasers, Femtosecond Lasers and YAG Lasers. ... shares data for each of these market segements, and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... KEY FINDINGS The global medical ... Various reasons for growth of the medical lifting sling ... chronic diseases, high recovery cost of injuries and government ... lifting sling refers to an assistive device that helps ... connect to the lift and hold the patient. It ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: