As far as cancer treatments go, Bernie Schmidt has seen it all. He's had soft-tissue sarcoma cancer, colorectal cancer, skin cancer and "you won't believe it," he added-breast cancer. www.topix.com
A discovery by scientists at Duke University Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University could increase the chances for an effective combination of drug therapy to treat the second most common type of brain tumor.
Source: Duke University Medical Center - Discipline: Cancer www.labspaces.net
An experimental two-drug combination for treating late-stage ovarian cancer continues to produce strong results, leading its Indiana University researchers to actively pursue the next step, conducting a larger clinical trial to test the therapy and to see how it compares with existing treatments for ovarian cancer www.medicalnewstoday.com
Researchers were surprised that late stage ovarian cancer patients responded well to an experimental carboplatin-decitabine combination therapy, given that they had become resistant to carboplatin. Indiana University researchers are eager to conduct a larger human study to test the two-drug combination with existing treatment for ovarian cancer www.medicalnewstoday.com
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