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Review: Breast Cancer Support

The Breast Cancer Support website, as its name implies, is dedicated to supporting people whose lives are affected by breast cancer.
June 26th, 2008 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites | Read More

Finnish Researchers Develop Promising Cancer Treatment Method

A team at the University of Helsinki has synthesised a protein that inhibits the growth and spread of cancer cells by depriving tumours of blood and oxygen. The method arrests the development of blood vessels that are vital for tumours’ survival. Tumours cease to grow and may stop developing altogether...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

New cancer treatment keeps sex on the menu

Doctors at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital are giving fresh hope to sufferers of prostate cancer, with a new treatment that could reduce painful side effects and help maintain sexual function. Read more and share your comments and opinions below with the CancerDirectory.com community.
June 26th, 2008 | Treatment | Read More

MRI combo spots prostate cancer treatment failure

Two imaging modalities used in combination — dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)-MRI — can accurately spot residual or recurrent prostate cancer in patients treated with a fairly new treatment called high-intensity focused ultrasonic...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Faulty DNA Repair Could Be A Risk Factor For Lung Cancer In Nonsmokers

People who have never smoked but whose cells cannot efficiently repair environmental insults to DNA are at higher risk of developing lung cancer than those with effective genomic repair capability, according to researchers from the Department of Epidemiology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson...
June 26th, 2008 | Cancer Research | Read More

$1.8M awarded for metastatic colon cancer research

Through the generous philanthropic support of the Littlefield 2000 Trust, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to announce three recipients of the 2008 Jeannik M. Littlefield-AACR Grants for Metastatic Colon Cancer Research, totaling $1.8 million. In its third year, this competitive...
June 26th, 2008 | Cancer Research | Read More