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Novel drug combo improves breast cancer survival

(AP) -- Some women with very advanced breast cancer may have a new treatment option. A combination of two drugs that more precisely target tumors significantly extended the lives of women who had stopped responding to other ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Cancer
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Melanoma stem cells' evasive talents

Melanoma, if not detected in its early stages, transforms into a highly deadly, treatment-resistant cancer. Although the immune system initially responds to melanoma and mounts anti-tumor attacks, these assaults are generally ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Cancer
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Where is the line on natural remedies?

As a breast cancer specialist, Dr. Barbara Bowers uses a whole arsenal of alternative treatments to help her patients -- acupuncture, green tea extract, vitamins, meditation and yoga, to name a few.

dateMay 17, 2009 in Medications
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