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Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study...

LONDON, ON - In 2012, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute launched the world's first clinical trial comparing robotic surgery to radiation therapy...

Beta blockers reduce stress-induced irregular heart rhythm

New Haven, Conn. -- Taking beta blockers -- medications that reduce blood pressure and treat many heart conditions -- can blunt the negative effects...

Immunotherapy better than aggressive chemo as first-line treatment in head and...

Immunotherapy used with chemotherapy or on its own is a better first-line treatment for people with head and neck cancer that has returned than...

Immunotherapy drug found safe in treating cancer patients with HIV

SEATTLE -- June 2, 2019 --The results of a study led by physicians at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed that patients...

Nationwide study finds breast cancer patients unaware of surgical options

The majority of women who underwent lumpectomy or mastectomy surgeries for breast cancer report that the scars from those surgeries negatively affect their daily...

New TAILORx data guides adjuvant therapy in younger breast cancer patients

New information about adjuvant therapy to prevent recurrence of breast cancer in women 50 years of age or younger, or premenopausal, emerged today from...

Adding targeted therapy to treatment extends lives of those with metastatic...

A UCLA-led study has found that using a drug called ribociclib in combination with a common hormone therapy may help premenopausal women with the...

Cleveland researchers test novel gene therapy for glioblastoma

CLEVELAND - A novel gene therapy clinical trial at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is showing promising results,...

POLO trial for advanced pancreatic cancer: a new standard of care

Treatment with the drug olaparib significantly reduced the risk of disease progression or death from metastatic pancreatic cancer, according to findings from the...

NCI-MATCH trial finds the combination of dabrafenib and trametinib effective

Treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib, a drug combination designed to target cancers that harbor certain BRAF gene mutations, was effective in a trial of...