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What August's Cancer Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Cancer personality profile.  Welcome to August, Cancer! Last month saw you embracing life as friends and family safely began socializing in a post-vaccine world. You're an excellent caretaker and host, so you may have hosted small gatherings or cooked a delicious meal […]

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Gateway for Cancer Research funds EORTC 1634-BTG trial in post-pubertal brain tumor patients

Gateway for Cancer Research℠ awards grant to the EORTC 1634- Brain Tumour Group (BTG) academic trial in Post-Pubertal Patients with Newly-Diagnosed Medulloblastoma (PersoMed-I). Medulloblastoma is a rare brain tumor. In the US, it affects 550 adults, and in Europe around 450 adults annually, with the majority being young adults. Adolescent and adult medulloblastomas are biologically […]

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The Cure for Cancer Might Just Be in Your Own Cells

Tori Lee was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL), a blood cancer of very a aggressive form, when she started kindergarten in 2008. Immediately after the horrifying news, she started chemotherapy. Sadly, the chemo didn’t work, and the cancer persisted. According to her mother, Dana Lee, Tori underwent chemotherapy for almost two years before relapsing to the […]

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Promising ovarian cancer treatment proves effective and efficient

Preclinical trials of a new radiopharmaceutical to treat ovarian cancer have produced successful results, dramatically limiting tumor growth and decreasing tumor mass. Designed specifically for ovarian cancers that are resistant to traditional therapies, the new radiopharmaceutical can be produced in 25 minutes at low cost, which leads to better efficiency compared with alternative methods. This […]

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New treatment option offers disease control and extends life in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Cancer researchers say they have established a new, life-extending treatment option for men with prostate cancer that has spread and become resistant to hormone therapy. The injected treatment combines a targeting compound with a radioactive isotope to irradiate and kill cancer cells. An international clinical trial sponsored by Endocyte, Inc., a Novartis company tested the […]