Predictive correlates of response to the anti-PD-L1 antibody MPDL3280A in ...
Here we show that across multiple cancer types, responses (as evaluated by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumours, version 1.1) were observed in patients with tumours expressing high levels of PD-L1, especially when PD-L1 was expressed by tumour ... - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:12

Study identifying cell of origin for large, disfiguring nerve tumors lays ...
NF1 patients with plexiform neurofibromas, however, have a 10 percent lifetime risk of the tumors developing into malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), a deadly, incurable type of soft-tissue cancer. In addition, due to their unusual ...
Medical Xpress - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:00

Cancer Management Needs Vibrant Approach - Dr Kamugisha
Pathologists test the cancer and then decide what really needs to be dissected, the tissue to be operated or to remove the cancer by surgery because the treatment of cancer involves surgery and radio therapy. .... Nitric oxide has been shown to be ... - Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:18

UK Stem Cell Foundation helps fund stem cell therapeutics' continued success
Stem cell research has successfully provided treatment options for many blood and circulatory diseases, digestive disorders, musculoskeletal diseases, neoplasms and skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders but further interest in the research is in stem ... - Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:40

Second Cancer: For Many, It's the Price of Survival
In the CCSS, the largest study in history focused on childhood cancer survivors, investigators enrolled 14,359 children diagnosed between 1970 and 1986 with leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, and CNS, bone, soft-tissue and kidney cancers. Now, these ...
Clinical Oncology News - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:07

Maurillo: How to keep a cat's third eyelid — yes, they have one — healthy
(0) Comments. Felines have a third eyelid (nictitating membrane, nictitans, haw) arising from the corner of the eye nearest the nose, which is a white to pale pink pliable, thin layer of conjunctival tissue located on top of the eye, but underneath the ...
Auburn Citizen - Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:56

Salvage of Failed THA With Proximal Femoral Replacement
The new generation of proximal femoral replacements is modular and allows different resection lengths to restore better limb length and soft tissue tension. Improved coatings promote osseointegration of the retained proximal host bone to the prosthesis ...
Healio - Sun, 05 Oct 2014 05:45

ASTRO Says Few Cancers Qualify for Proton Therapy
In developing its "model policy," ASTRO officials found sufficient evidence to support reimbursement for ocular tumors, lesions at or near the base of the skull, primary or metastatic tumors of the spine, hepatocellular carcinoma treated with ...
MedPage Today - Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:30

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