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Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients by Medline Plus Posted Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:00pm Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lymphoma , Melanoma , Organ Transplantation Read on »
Ontak for melanoma by Mark Levin Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 6:50pm Ontak is a recombinant DNA-derived cytotoxic protein composed of the amino acid sequences for diphtheria toxin fragments A and B followed by the sequences for interleukin-2. The FDA approved Ontak as an orphan drug in February 1999 for treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Ontak is in clinical trials for melanoma; for example, Phase II Tri ... Read on »
Long-Term Statin Use Won't Raise Cancer Risk by Medline Plus Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 6:00am In fact, U.S. team finds the cholesterol drugs might even lower odds for a few tumor types Wednesday, November 10, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Long term use of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins does not increase the risk of cancer and may even decrease users' risks for lymphoma, m ... Read on »
Rituximab Approved as Maintenance Therapy for Follicular Lymphoma by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 11:07pm Searching the Cancer Genome for Answers Neurosurgeon Cameron Brennan – one of many researchers using data from The Cancer Genome Atlas – is defining subgroups of brain cancer patients who might benefit from tailored treatments. • The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) • The Genetic Basis of Cancer • TCGA Case Study: Brain Cancer ... Read on »
That evil meat-eating ag ... by John R. Posted Thu 11 Aug 2011 2:47am That evil meat-eating again The usual epidemiological rubbish. What they have most likely found is that the poor eat more "incorrect" food and the poor are less healthy anyway. There is such a lot of anti-meat evangelism around in the health literature that many findings could be "rigged" (consciously or unconsciously) also. M ... Read on »
HIV Patients at Heightened Risk for Certain Cancers by HealthFinder Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Starting drug therapy earlier might reduce that risk, study says. TUESDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDa ... Read on »
Here we go again by fire_sign67 Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 12:00am Clink on the link below to better understand how it works and the rationale for use What is a PET scan? Positron Emission Tomography (PET) A PET scan allows physicians to measure the body's abnormal molecular cell activity to detect Cancer (such as breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, lymphoma, melano ... Read on »
PET Scans by fire_sign67 Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 7:09pm Clink on the link below to better understand how it works and the rationale for use What is a PET scan? Positron Emission Tomography (PET) A PET scan allows physicians to measure the body's abnormal molecular cell activity to detect Cancer (such as breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, lymphoma, melanoma and ... Read on »
Toward a New Understanding of Cancers in Adolescents and Young Adults by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 10:31pm Toward a New Understanding of Cancers in Adolescents and Young Adults Dr. Brandon Hayes-Lattin My personal motivation to improve the understanding and care of cancer among adolescents and young adults (AYAs) comes from reflection on my own diagnosis of a prototypical young adult cancer, testicular cancer , at ... Read on »
“Melanoma, carcinoma, some kind of -noma…” by pathologystudent Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm If you haven’t seen the movie Fletch, you must stop reading this right now and go rent it. Chevy Chase plays a newspaper reporter who “changes his identity more often than he changes his underwear.” One of his characters is Dr. Rosenpenis (all the doctors in the hospital are named Rosen-something: Rosenbaum, Rosenkrantz, etc.). Looking for he ... Read on »