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Immunotherapy offers hope for prostate cancer treatment

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Immunotherapy offers hope for prostate cancer treatment Immunotherapy offers hope for prostate cancer treatment Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia An antibody for treating advanced prostate cancer improves progression-free survival in patients with metastasised, castration-resistant prostate cancer. This is the finding of …

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Study shows notable outcomes with cryoablation and prostate cancer

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Study shows notable outcomes with cryoablation and prostate cancer Study shows notable outcomes with cryoablation and prostate cancer Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia A less-invasive treatment technique called hemi-gland cryoablation (HGCryo)—destroying the areas of the prostate where cancers are located by …

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Scientists explore combination therapies for breast cancer brain metastases

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Scientists explore combination therapies for breast cancer brain metastases Scientists explore combination therapies for breast cancer brain metastases Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Breast cancer is the most frequent neoplasm among women, impacting 2.1 million women per year. It also has a high risk for intracranial spread. Researchers estimate that up …

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Halting cancer by halting DNA repair

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Halting cancer by halting DNA repair Halting cancer by halting DNA repair Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain PARP inhibitors are rapidly transforming the treatment of ovarian, breast, prostate and other types of cancer. To develop these drugs, researchers supported by Cancer Research UK had to decipher how blocking DNA repair could …

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New analytical model detects mutations in breast cancer

New analytical model detects mutations in breast cancer

New analytical model detects mutations in breast cancer New analytical model detects mutations in breast cancer Credit: Lund University Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a computational model which is effective in detecting and identifying genetic mutations in breast tumors. The study, the largest of its kind in …

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