News tagged with clinical trials

A better way to target tumors

In the past 40 years, scientists have learned a great deal about how cells become cancerous. Some of that knowledge has translated to new treatments, but most of the time doctors are forced to rely on standard chemotherapy ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Cancer
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New test for ovarian cancer patients

Scientists have developed a new test to select which patients with ovarian cancer will benefit from new drugs called PARP inhibitors, according to research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Cancer
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Succimer found ineffective for removing mercury

Succimer, a drug used for treating lead poisoning, does not effectively remove mercury from the body, according to research supported by the National Institutes of Health. Some families have turned to succimer as an alternative ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Medications
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