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Govt to Shift its Focus From Curative to Preventive Mode of Healthcare

The government is shifting its focus from the curative mode of healthcare to the preventive one, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Anbumani Ramadoss said here Friday //. 'Children will be administered all viable vaccines, including those for Hepatitis B and Japanese Encephalitis. W...

Long-Term Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Show IMRT Curative

Results from the largest study of men with prostate cancer treated with high-dose, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) show that the majority // of patients remain alive with no evidence of disease after an average follow-up period of eight years. The 561 prostate cancer patients tre...

London's Barts Hospital Selects Varian Equipment to Offer Advanced Radiotherapy to More Cancer Patients

...ger. "Varian is the world leader in radiotherapy and has pioneered equipment that enables radiation oncologists to deliver fast, precise and effective curative treatments." The new equipment is part of a long-term, multi-million pound managed equipment service contract with Varian both for this initia...

Living Green Marketplace Announces the Cancer Care Wellness Box to Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients During Medical Treatment

...rses from leading research hospitals, as well as, cancer patients were consulted for the development of the box. The Cancer Care Wellness Box is not a curative product for any illness; rather it supports comfort from common side effects associated with cancer treatment. Inspired by her mother who was d...

Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis

...ently the inner healing energies of the body were no longer of great concern since the drug was designed for a particular function and carried its own curative powers. Only in the last few years have the detrimental effects of overriding the natural body functions been disclosed by the AMA with over 100,000 ...

Stem Cells Used for 'Biological Pacemaker'

...e section of the heart that manages its electrical conduction systems. "Electronic pacemakers are often used as palliative therapy (helpful but not curative treatment) for people who have conduction problems with the electrical signals that govern the heart beat. However, that therapy has several shortcomi...

Research identifies successful new treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, reduces long-term risks

... the United States was not being treated with the most modern treatment models, in large part because it was one of the first malignancies for which a curative chemotherapy regimen was developed. Schwartz says, "For decades, the chemotherapy regimens known as MOPP and ABVD had been the standard treatment ...

Abbott and Oasmia Pharmaceutical Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Paccal(R) Vet, a New Chemotherapeutic Agent for Dogs

...represents the first generation of treatments of its kind and is currently being studied to treat Grade II and Grade III canine mast cell tumors where curative surgery cannot be performed. Under the terms of the agreement, Abbott will obtain exclusive rights to distribute Paccal Vet for veterinary use ...

Lilly Receives Fourth FDA Approval for ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection)

... with cisplatin as a treatment for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, whose disease is unresectable or who are otherwise not candidates for curative surgery, and then as a single agent for the second-line treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC after prior chemotherapy treat...

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Suggests Health Care Reforms to Cut Costs, Ensure Quality Care for People with Serious Illness

...s, as well as their families. To be eligible for hospice, patients must have a life expectancy of 6 months or less and must choose to forgo efforts at curative treatment for their terminal illness. Hospice care is most often provided in a patient's home. The AAHPM has developed a detailed outline of reco...
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Pilot Study Opens the Door for Avastin Use in Curative Setting for Women With Breast Cancer

Roche in collaboration with Genentech commit to large phase III adjuvant clinical programme set to unlock Avastin's potential in early breast SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new phase II study data, Avastin (bevacizumab) can proceed to be tested after breast cancer surgery i...

Avastin Achieves Impressive Rate of Curative Surgery in Patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer

- Largest Series of Patients with Successful Surgery Reported in Large, Prospective Clinical Trial - Abstract no: 3020, Being Presented at ECCO in Room 115-116, Starting at 12:15 on Monday 24th September 2007 BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ne...

Data Presented at AACR Meeting Show Peregrine's Bavituximab Equivalent Can Generate Curative Immune Responses as Part of a Vaccine-Like Regimen in Preclinical Models of Aggressive Brain Cancer

--Immunization with a Bavituximab Equivalent and Irradiated Tumor Cells Increased Long-Term Survival to 57% From 0% in Controls in a Preclinical Model of Brain Cancer-- LOS ANGELES and TUSTIN, Calif., April 18, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical stage bioph...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...h. All patients in the study were treatment-naive, had locally inoperable or metastatic NET with the primary tumor located in the midgut, were without curative therapeutic options and had tumors that were either functioning or non-functioning. Interim results from PROMID were presented at the 2009 ASCO Gastro...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy

...garelix for intermittent androgen deprivation therapy (IADT) in patients with advanced prostate cancer who have rising serum PSA levels after previous curative therapies. The study will compare IADT to continuous androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for 14 months with either leuprolide or degarelix. The trial...

Micromet Has Started a New Phase 2 Trial with Adecatumumab in Colorectal Cancer Patients

...n additional 35 to 45 percent of patients will develop metastases during the course of their disease. The only chance of long-term survival comes with curative resection of hepatic metastasis by liver surgery with reported five and 10 year survival rates of 41 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Previous tr...

Video: Zometa(R) Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in Premenopausal Women, Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Reports

...han 1,800 premenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer who, following curative surgery and goserelin treatment to suppress the ovaries, were treated with ... axillary lymph nodes involved. Patients were recruited for the study after curative surgery and initiation of goserelin treatment for ovarian suppression, and ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Start of Patient Enrolment in Translational Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...l and cellular immune response to REOLYSIN(R). Eligible patients include those with histologically proven colorectal cancer, planned for potentially curative surgical resection of liver metastases. Up to 20 patients will receive one cycle of treatment in this trial, with approximately 10 in each of the earl...

New Study First to Confirm Sandostatin LAR(R) Depot Controls Tumor Growth in Patients With Rare Gastrointestinal Tumors

...sion. All patients in the study were treatment-naive, had locally inoperable or metastatic NETs with the primary tumor within the midgut, were without curative therapeutic options and had tumors that were functionally active (i.e., tumors that secrete various hormones and bioactive amines, causing symptoms su...

Gene That Causes Childhood Cancer Neuroblastoma Is Found

...ery important discovery, as it not only helps us understand the genetic roots of this terrible disease, but also has led to dramatically new ideas for curative therapy." The study team used high-speed, automated analytic equipment at the Center for Applied Genomics at Children's Hospital. By employing genom...
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Blitz 25 SS

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SeedNet™ Cryotherapy System

Description:...as the urethra. Easy to use argon gas provides controllable freezing capability and replaces old technology liquid nitrogen. SeedNet combines the good curative rates of cryotherapy with an accurate and easy to perform technique that can be completed in under two hours....
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hemoCARE Guaiac FOB test

Description:...cans. Despite diagnostic improvements (high contrast berium enema, colonoscopy, FOBT, flexible sigmoidoscopy, etc.) an increase in the success rate of curative treatment for colorectal carcinomas has not been achieved over the past two decades. The chances of successful treatment are essentially dependent on ...
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Patient trade-off

... case of clinically localized prostate cancer one option is to abstain from curative treatment to avoid side effects. However, symptoms from the cancer and the ...tion for the possibility of a prolonged life expectancy by abstaining from curative treatment. A Swedish study found that the willingness to do this kind of tr...
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Renal cell carcinoma

...l cell carcinoma is one of the most treatment-resistant ... INTRODUCTION Surgical resection of localized renal cell cancer (RCC) can be curative for localized disease, but many patients recur after surgery. In addition, many ... ... life for young children with Wilms and other Renal Tumor...

Radiation therapy

...adiation therapy is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells . Radiotherapy may be used for curative or adjuvant cancer treatment. It is used as palliative treatment or as... Information about what to expect during radiation therapy , inc...

Preventive health care

...tive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent illness or injury, rather than curing them. It can be contrasted not only with curative medicine, but also with public health methods . This takes place at primary, secondary and tertiary... Welcome To Preventive *PLUS. A Recognize...

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Palliative

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Myeloma

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Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

...sulin. Now, using tiny nanodiamonds, researchers at Northwestern University have demonstrated an innovative method for delivering and releasing the curative hormone at a specific location over a period of time. The nanodiamond-insulin clusters hold promise for wound-healing applications and could be integr...

Common chemotherapy drug triggers fatal allergic reactions

...atients with early-stage breast cancer were particularly striking as this is a patient population with a good prognosis that is generally treated with curative intent," said Raisch. For the report, Bennett and Raisch reviewed adverse event reports submitted to regulatory agencies in the U.S., Europe and Ja...

Researchers identify genetic markers for aggressive head and neck cancer

...neck and can affect appearance, and any type of therapy can cause swallowing or speech problems that can significantly affect quality of life. Despite curative treatment attempts, on average only about half of patients survive beyond five years after treatment. This is greatly affected by the size and locatio...

Studies examine genetic determinants of ADHD

...fective, making ADHD one of the most treatable psychiatric disorders. However, despite the high efficacy of ADHD medications, these treatments are not curative and leave patients with residual disability. Because ADHD is also has one of the most heritable of psychiatric disorders, researchers have been search...

UC Davis discovery offers hope for treating kidney cancer

...lls are notorious in their ability to rapidly create copies of themselves. While the latest medications slow down that process, they do not tend to be curative and have many side effects," said Robert Weiss, a UC Davis professor of nephrology and chief of nephrology at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. "We wa...

NJIT professor finds engineering technique to identify disease-causing genes

...at Northeastern University, contributed to the research. "In the field of medical research, we face enormous challenges for finding the causes and curative treatments for complex human disorders" said Emamian, whose research focuses on mental disorders. "We believe that complex human disorders, such as ca...

Children's national co-leads nationwide study of landmark sickle cell treatment

...inical trial of this treatment. If successful, the Sickle Cell Unrelated Transplant (SCURT) trial has the potential to extend a promising and possibly curative treatment option to more severely affected patients. Sickle cell disease affects approximately 70,000 people in the United States. For many ye...

Treatment corrects severe insulin imbalance in animal studies

... tiny organ can remove the lesion and cure HI. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in diagnosing such lesions and performing the curative surgery on newborns. However, when abnormal cells are distributed throughout the pancreas in so-called diffuse HI, surgeons must remove nearly all ...

Scientists demonstrate feasibility of preventing malaria parasite from becoming sexually mature

...ions in terms of improving how we go about tackling malaria. If a drug can be developed that targets this stage of the life cycle, and combined with a curative drug, it would be an important new approach for controlling malaria transmission and the spread of drug resistance'. ...

First European Lung Cancer Conference

...eport of lung cancer Advances in surgical techniques for in-situ carcinoma Controversies on new radiotherapy techniques associated to surgery Novel curative treatments for early disease Targeted therapies and selection of patients on genomic analyses Toxicity management Identification of new diseases: i...
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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Launches Joint Venture With Novavax in India

...y, phytochemistry and different disciplines of engineering. The company also participates in Public-Private partnerships for developing preventive and curative pharmaceutical and diagnostic products. Over the last decade, Cadila Pharmaceuticals has focused on novel approaches to cancer management and is the f...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation Partner to Develop Cell Lines to Advance Research

...ed by B-lymphocytes in the bone marrow, and an abnormal level of the protein monoclonal immunoglobulin M (IgM). Though the disease is slow-growing, a curative treatment has yet to be developed. Cell lines are invaluable in understanding the genetics and biology of cancerous cells. The development of a biolog...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Completes Patient Enrolment in U.K. Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Head and Neck Cancer Trial

...Phase II portion of the trial included those with advanced or metastatic head and neck cancers that are refractory to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists. Interim results reported in March 2009 demonstrated that of 12 head and neck patients evaluable for clinical response, five...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB

... that it has commenced enrollment of a Phase II trial evaluating nimotuzumab in combination with radiation therapy/cisplatin/vinorelbine in first-line curative intent patients with Stage III non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial will evaluate the treatment completion rate and numerous secondary endpoi...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Positive Results of U.K. Phase II REOLYSIN(R) and Radiation Combination Clinical Trial

...ble patients included those diagnosed with advanced or metastatic cancers that are refractory (have not responded) to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists. The Phase II trial followed a successful Phase Ia/Ib combination REOLYSIN/radiation trial in which local and systemic respons...

Groundbreaking Research Begins for Pancreatic and Lung Cancers

...ost fatal of common cancers. Pancreatic cancer is similar to ovarian cancer in that it often goes undetected until the disease is too far advanced for curative therapy. Dr. McDonald, recognized as a world authority in molecular genetics and genomics and Dr. Daneker, a surgical oncologist with an extensiv...

Novavax Announces New Capital Infusion Through a Strategic Alliance with Cadila Pharmaceuticals of India

...y, phytochemistry and different disciplines of engineering. The company also participates in public-private partnerships for developing preventive and curative pharmaceutical and diagnostic products. Over the last decade Cadila Pharmaceuticals has focused on novel approaches to cancer management and is the fi...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Completes Enrolment in Combination REOLYSIN(R)/Gemcitabine Trial

...r metastatic solid tumours including pancreatic, lung and ovarian cancers that are refractory (have not responded) to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists. The primary objective of the trial was to determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD), Dose-Limiting Toxicity (DLT), recomme...

Patent for Making Combination Chemotherapy Work Better

...le simultaneously preventing tumor regrowth between administrations of S-Phase cytotoxic, is required under established principles of chemotherapy for curative outcome. Drugs capable of doing both already exist for many cancers, providing the potential for an immediate advance in cancer treatment under our p...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Collaborators Present Positive Head and Neck Results in Phase I/II Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Trial

...hat are refractory (have not responded) to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists. The second component of the trial is a Phase II, 1...ad and neck cancers that are refractory to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists. An independent, confirmatory Phase II trial usin...
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Cancer

...s extent and size, and - sometimes with help from cytogenetics and immunohistochemistry - prognostic and therapeutic determinants. Biopsy can be curative if the whole lesion is removed; in this case, the borders of the sample are examined closely to see if all malignant tissue has truly been excised. ...
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