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Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...rise to the aggressive childhood cancer, Burkitt's lymphoma - as well as lymphoma, leukemia, prostate, ovarian...zed by rapidly growing abdominal tumors, Burkitt's lymphoma is one of the three major types of pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, representing 40% of that group...

Double impact vaccine

...that the measles vaccine virus caused remission of lymphoma in mice injected with human cells containing the c...to the tumor caused remission of the human B- cell lymphoma in labaoratory mice with the cancer. Intravenous administration of the same resulted in considerable...

Woman gets cancer from transplanted kidney

...s of cancer, including Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. The inability to fight off cancer-causing viruses due to a suppressed immune system as well as the effects of anti-rejection drugs are thought to account for some of this increased cancer risk....

A new vaccine for leukemia

...ma,a cancer of the immune cells in the blood.//The lymphoma cells are not usually identified by the body's immune system, and so can multiply diversely. By, using the new technique, scientists are able to remove a sample of tumour cells from a patient, and isolate the genetic material which identifie...

FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Cell Drug - Zevalin

...e government approved a long-awaited treatment for lymphoma - a drug that uses a novel approach to bring radia...ies that search out a protein called CD20 found on lymphoma cells. The antibodies attach to the cells, flagging them for attack by the immune system. Doctors ha...

Vaccine guards against shingles

...d an inactivated chicken pox vaccine in a group of lymphoma patients about to undergo a bone marrow transplant. Such patients are at very high risk of shingles. One sub-group received the vaccine, the other the placebo. Only 10 per cent of the vaccine group went on to develop shingles, compared to the expecte...

Lymphoma's Link to Hepatitis C

... similar diagnosis. Nine patients who had splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes, a specific type of B-cel...red to six similarly treated patients with splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes who did not have the hepatitis C virus infection. Researchers report seven...

Endometriosis Linked to Cancer

...ncers, including endocrine, ovarian, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and brain cancer. Endometriosis is a condition whe...ed by about a third, and the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma increased by about a quarter. The risk of brain cancer increased by more than a fifth...

Reviving the Immune System

...incredible results. Ed Bauter was diagnosed with lymphoma at age 14 and Doctors offered him an experimental treatment. In Ed Bauters case , doctors remove white blood cells and bring them to the lab. Here, they're multiplied and mixed with beads attached to a protein. When the new cells are put back i...

Psoriasis Increases Cancer Risk

...ersity of Pennsylvania studied whether the rate of lymphoma in patients with a history of psoriasis is different from the rate of lymphoma in patients without psoriasis.Included in the study was a random sample of patients 65 years or olde...

A Vaccine For Non – Hodgkin’s Lymphom

...o keep cancer from coming back. // Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph system that almost always...esearchers conclude saying , there are a number of lymphoma vaccines in the development and it could be two to three years before any of them are available....

Yoga Might Be Helpful For Cancer Patients

...a control group. The study was conducted among 39 lymphoma patients who were either undergoing treatment or who had concluded treatment within the last year. About half the patients were assigned to the yoga classes while the other half were put on a waiting list and served as the control group.The yoga clas...

Strong link between Skin Allergies and Cancer !!

...out two times more likely to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a type of cancer involving lymphatic glands of the body). The Swedish Investigators conducted the study among 16,500 twins in Sweden who were followed for more than 30 years. The result made the investigators believe that the skin allergies may al...

Eleutherobin From Coral Fights Cancer Cells

...hageal cancer, leukaemia, buccal mucosa, malignant lymphoma and thyroid cancer, besides breast cancer and cancer of the reproductive system. For mor information read: http://www.medindia.net/Patients/ PatientInfo/WomenAndCancer.asp...

Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients

...hageal cancer, leukaemia, buccal mucosa, malignant lymphoma and thyroid cancer, besides breast cancer and cancer of the reproductive system. For mor information read: http://www.medindia.net/Patients/ PatientInfo/WomenAndCancer.asp...

Malignant virus in polio vaccine combined to Cancer

... obvious risk factors have emerged for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the general population, but a viral cause has b...early half of the 50,000 new cases of non- Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed annually. The cancer, which can be highly aggressive, has been associated with HIV-positi...

Sunlight Could Be Beneficial For Certain Types Of Cancer

...sun exposure were less likely to die. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has also been on the rise worldwide, and it has be...this theory, researchers looked at sun exposure in lymphoma patients . Researchers found increased exposure to UV radiation through sunlight was associated with...

Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas

...cobacter may not prevent future aggressive gastric lymphoma since resting B cells are left behind. This was re...t of gastric lymphoma, specifically gastric B cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). While antibiotic treatment eradicates the bacteria and ...

Antidepressant Drug Found To Have Anti-Cancer Effects

...in receptor was involved in mediating apoptosis in lymphoma cells. These anti-depressant drugs target this receptor on various lymphoma derived B-cell lines. The drug was found to have significant antiproliferative and pro-apoptotic e...

Intravenous Vitamin C (Ascorbate) for Cancer Treatment

...ture animal cell line and almost 100% sensitive on lymphoma cell lines. Dr. Mark Levine and colleagues from Institute of Health, Maryland has reported the finding of their new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The effective dose that killed the cancer cells were about 4 millimole...

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