Top News: #CancerDrugs

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57348474a3d62Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy:

The study included five types of complementary therapies: the dietary supplement use of vitamins/minerals, herbs/botanicals, and other natural products, as well as mind-body self-practice, and mind-body practitioner-based: Read more



syringe-eye_custom-30fa575eea3958ddd851b4dc2decb1e5d5327896-s1100-c15How A Cancer Drug Has Saved People From Going Blind:

Still, it’s not without difficulty. The treatment involves injections of medicine into the eye, sometimes on a monthly basis. Lest you run screaming from your computer or smartphone at the mention of eye injections, it sounds quite a bit scarier than it actually is. Of course that’s easy for me to say, but when the alternative is going blind, it changes your perspective: Read more


twoyearsoftaTwo years of tamoxifen offers long-term survival benefit:

“Two years of adjuvant tamoxifen resulted in a long-term survival benefit in premenopausal patients with estrogen receptor-positive primary breast cancer,” the authors write: Read more



cancerpatientfemalesurvivor_737605FDA Approves Lenvatinib in Combo With Everolimus for Advanced RCC:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the kinase inhibitor lenvatinib, in combination with everolimus, for the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have received 1 prior anti-angiogenic therapy: Read more



pelleycancerPromising brain cancer trial given breakthrough status by FDA:

A bold experiment to kill a vicious form of brain cancer has been granted breakthrough status by the Food and Drug Administration. Results in the earliest stage of testing have been so remarkable, the FDA wants to fast track the treatment to speed it to market. The therapy uses the polio virus to attack glioblastoma: Read more