Tumors

Pre-Op Axitinib Helps for Partial Nephrectomy of Complex Renal Tumors

Pre-Op Axitinib Helps for Partial Nephrectomy of Complex Renal Tumors

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

SAN DIEGO - Use of neoadjuvant axitinib resulted in significant reductions in tumor size and complexity, enabling partial nephrectomy in a cohort of patients with highly...
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Cardiovascular Risk Marker Improved With Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

Cardiovascular Risk Marker Improved With Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with medications targeting the tumor necrosis factor pathway or with standard disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs showed substantial...
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New Tool to Help Brain Surgeons, One Step Closer to Operating Room

1 day ago   |   BWH

A new tool that could allow for faster, more comprehensive testing of brain tissue during surgery successfully identified the cancer type, grade and tumor margins in five brain...
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Stem cell crosstalk with the microenvironment creates a loop of tumor-promoting factors

2 days ago   |   News Medical

What drives tumor growth? Is it a few rogue cells imposing their will upon healthy tissue, or diseased tissue bringing out the worst in otherwise peaceable cells? Or is it a...
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Lowering temperature of tumor cells to 68F can halt hard-to-treat brain cancers from growing

Lowering temperature of tumor cells to 68F can halt hard-to-treat brain cancers from growing

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Lowering the temperature on brain tumor cells has been shown to stall their growth in rat subjects in a new study. Hypothermia, the method used, can be an effective way to halt...
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Scientists discover how an enzyme involved in DNA repair becomes vital to tumor survival

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with Artios, have identified how an enzyme involved in DNA repair , becomes vital to the survival of certain...
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Roche withdraws atezolizumab indication for urothelial carcinoma

Roche withdraws atezolizumab indication for urothelial carcinoma

3 days ago   |   Healio

Roche voluntarily withdrew atezolizumab's indication in the United States for the treatment of adults with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma. The indication...
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AI tool can reliably classify difficult-to-diagnose nasal cavity tumors

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Although tumors in the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinus are confined to a small space, they encompass a very broad spectrum with many tumor types.
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Endoscopic aqueductal membrane fenestration was effective for intractable hydrocephalus after removal of a nongerminomatous germ cell tumor exhibiting growing teratoma syndrome: a case report

4 days ago   |   BMC

Primary central nervous system germ cell tumors are rare neoplasms predominantly observed in the pediatric and young adult populations. A mixed GCT including immature teratoma...
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Lung Cancer Screening Can Catch Tumors When They're Curable, New Research Finds

4 days ago   |   Time

For the past six years, Elyssa Barbaro has gotten screened for lung cancer. The 71-year-old New Yorker smoked for about 50 years, but she doubts she would have gotten an annual...
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Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal

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