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New Treatment Rivals Chemotherapy For Lymphoma, Study Finds

...non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is not considered to be curable using these traditional treatments; even after patients initially have a response to treatment, the disease almost always comes back and becomes more difficult to treat. Bexxar, whose chemical name is tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab, combin...

Emergence of cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries is not being adequately addressed

...t lymphoma, Wilms tumor, Hodgkin disease and other curable malignancies. “We’ve found that recruiting local oncologists to serve as program directors gives the best results,?Ribeiro said. “The recruited oncologists serve as program directors, advocates of pediatric oncology units and coordinators of trainin...

BiovaxID?yields 89 percent survival in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkins

...ent (slow-growing) form of lymphoma not considered curable with existing therapies. The impressive findings from the Phase 2 clinical trial using BiovaxID in mantle cell lymphoma suggest the vaccine could potentially be used to treat other types of NHL, in addition to follicular NHL. ...

More kidney cancer is detected and treated early, yet death rate rises

...AT scans. These small kidney tumors are considered curable by surgery, which has led to a rise in surgery for kidney cancer. Even as early detection and surgical treatment increased, however, mortality rates caused by kidney cancer during the time period rose dramatically, from 1.2 to 3.2 deaths per 100,00...

Successful lung cancer surgery not enough to break nicotine dependence in many smokers

...r other medical conditions, and so was potentially curable by surgery," he said. "More than two-thirds of lung cancer is diagnosed at later stages in people with symptoms, and treatment is much less successful." The researchers found that 43 percent of patients smoked at some point after surgery and 37 pe...

Faster, more accurate tuberculosis test developed

...al medicine at Imperial College London. "This is a curable illness. MODS was developed for developing countries in developing countries. The study authors acknowledge that MODS testing requires a trained technician and a biosecure environment in which to perform the test. However, they note that the 10-da...

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

...been linked to asthma and can be deadly but may be curable by the development of this new vaccine technology by the Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre and The University of Queensland's Faculty of Biological and Chemical Sciences. Research centre director Professor Robert Tindle said RSV cost millio...

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