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Photodynamic Therapy & Breast Cancer Metastasis in the Spine by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 7:44am As breast cancer developsbreast cancer cells can break off from the main tumorenter the circulatory system and spread throughout the body.  One common site of this breast cancer metastasis is the spinewhich can result in structural damage of the spine.  Current therapy for breast cancer that has spread to the spine is generally a combination of c ... Read on »
Photodynamic Therapy & Breast Cancer Metastasis in the Spine by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 12:00am As breast cancer develops, breast cancer cells can break off from the main tumor, enter the circulatory system and spread throughout the body.  One common site of this breast cancer metastasis is the spine, which can result in structural damage of the spine.  Current therapy for breast cancer that has spread to the spine is generally a combinati ... Read on »
Cancer spreading to the bone – latest treatment technologies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Most patients with cancer develop metastatic tumour deposits in their bones at some stage. These are most often as the result of secondary spread from primary cancers in the breast, lung, and prostate, but less common cancers such as those arising in the kidney or thyroid frequently spread to bone. Bone metastases are most often found in the ... Read on »
learning my breast cancer metastasized by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 12:00am Last year on 1/28/09 the doctor told me that my breast cancer had returned–metastasized to the bone. It was the kind of knell that rings in your head with a deadening, lingering echo. It was the day when the resident looked at me with eyes that spoke before his lips and told me, I’m sorry to tell you that your breast cancer has metastasi ... Read on »
Surgical Procedure Reduces Disability and Pain Caused by Spine Fractures in Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 9:00pm Abiraterone Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer A multinational phase III trial found that the drug abiraterone acetate prolonged the median survival of patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer by 4 months compared with patients who received a placebo . The prelim ... Read on »
Pancreatic cancer: Can it be cured? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 28 Mar 2012 10:13am This article overviews the symptoms and latest treatments for pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and d ... Read on »
Radioactive cement to treat cancer by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Feb 2009 5:42pm Dr. Joyce Keyak, Ph.D. and her colleagues at the University of California, Irvine, have presented a new study that shows patients with breast cancer metastasizes to their spines may have a new option for treatment - injecting radioactive bone cement into the vertebral body. Spinal metastases can cause pain and collapse of the vertebrae as ... Read on »
Tuesday’s news update: November 18, 2008 by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 3:40pm Today’s news items include information about: The potential of spinal MRI in diagnosis of men at risk for spinal metastasis A review of data on use of PDE5 inhibitors to manage post-surgical erectile dysfunction A ”flare” phenomenom associated with docetaxel therapy in some patients The current status of the STAMPEDE clinical tr ... Read on »
Benign Tissue or Malignant Tumors? Using CpG Dinucleotide Methylation Patterns to Diagnose Cancer in the Adrenal Glands and Adre by nih.gov Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed new methods to distinguish malignant adrenocortical tumors from benign tumors and normal tissue in the adrenal glands/cortex using the methylation patterns of cytosine-phosphate-guanine dinucleotide (CpG) sequences. A biopsy or oth ... Read on »
ROCK Inhibitors for the Prevention of Breast Cancer Metastasis and Tumor Relapse by nih.gov Posted Sun 29 Apr 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The recent success of therapeutic approaches has significantly reduced breast cancer mortality, however, breast cancers that are diagnosed as “triple-negative” (lacking the estrogen receptors, HER2/Neu, and progesterone receptors) don't respond to these available therapies and some hormone receptor or ... Read on »