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Combination Improves Survival of Metastatic Melanoma Patients: Phase II Study

... with a drug like bevacizumab could facilitate the antitumor effects of chemotherapy in patients with metastatic melanoma. Bevacizumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds VEGF and blocks its interaction with cellular receptors. This action prevents new blood vessels from forming and allows the chemotherapy t...

Cell Genesys Reports Additional Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

...een disease-free survival and treatment-associated antitumor immunity as measured by the induction of T cell re...nd died -- showed evidence of treatment-associated antitumor immunity, including induction of T cell responses to the candidate tumor-associated antigen, mesothe...

Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk

... factor that inhibits the growth of the tumor. The antitumor effects of talc appear to be long-lasting, said Antony, who is continuing to investigate the long-term outcomes of patients who have undergone talc pleurodesis. It surprised us that such a cheap, easily available product, such an old-fashioned prod...

'Gateway' Gene Discovered for Brain Cancer

...criptional regulator as an important candidate for antitumor therapeutics.' While transcription factors are not generally considered useful targets for anti-cancer drugs, there are multiple ways that Olig2 could be inhibited, as well as ways to target other components of the regulatory pathway by which it exer...

Sunitinib a Promising Agent for Treatment of Renal Cell Cancer

...nducted a multicenter phase 2 trial to confirm the antitumor efficacy of sunitinib in 106 patients with metasta... a 4 weeks on/2 weeks off schedule has substantial antitumor effects against metastatic clear-cell RCC. Of the 105 evaluable patients, 36 patients achieved parti...

Researchers Develop Potent Cancer Killer From Vitamin E Derivative

...hat question and also indicate that the molecule's antitumor activity is separate from its antioxidant effect. The study, led by researchers with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James), is published in th...

Benzotiophene derivatives exhibit antitumor activity

...the derivatives and found 23 compounds from it had antitumor activity when tested in invitro cell cultures. Ini...have found that the benzotiophene derivatives have antitumor activity and she feels that still a lot has to be done to find out the mechanism of its action and t...

Protective regimen for acute Graft-versus-host disease

...D after hematopoietic-cell transplantation. Potent antitumor effects in patients with lymphoid malignant diseas...se the incidence of acute GVHD while retaining the antitumor effect of the graft, and allows graft antitumor activity in patients with lymphoid malignant disease...

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