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Studies find new drugs boost skin cancer survival

(AP) -- They're not cures, but two novel drugs produced unprecedented gains in survival in separate studies of people with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, doctors reported Sunday.

Jun 06, 2011
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Gene variant affects stroke prognosis in humans

A small difference in DNA sequence predicts the degree of disability after a stroke, according to a paper published online on February 28 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. Stroke, the consequence of disturbed blood ...

Feb 28, 2011
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Preventing GVHD by protecting gut stem cells

A protein that protects stem cells in the gut relieves a potentially lethal complication of bone marrow transplantation in mice, according to a study published online on January 31 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Jan 31, 2011
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Immune cells help heal eye injury in mice

A paper published online on January 10 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reports that retinal ganglion cells—neurons in the eye—are rescued by immune cells that infiltrate the mouse retina after eye injury ...

Jan 10, 2011
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New mutation linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Some patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) -- a cancer of B cells -- harbor a particular mutation in the gene encoding the receptor for B cell activating factor (BAFF), according to a paper published online on November ...

Nov 01, 2010
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SHIP protein identified as a B-cell tumor suppressor

Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system. White blood cells divide again and again, spreading abnormally throughout the body. Lymphomas can arise from two types of white blood cells, T cells or B cells, which divide uncontrollably ...

Oct 19, 2010
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