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Cancer wins may be bigger than they seem

(AP) -- Doctors reported gains against nearly every form of cancer at a conference that ended this week. Yet when Will Thomas heard about an advance against prostate cancer, he wanted to know just one thing: "Is it a cure?"

dateJun 09, 2010 in Cancer
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New hope for melanoma patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- A therapy that multiplies the effect of a natural disease-fighting antibody has extended the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma in a large, international clinical trial. The study’s researchers ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Drug boosts survival in major skin cancer study

(AP) -- Researchers have scored the first big win against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. An experimental drug significantly improved survival in a major study of people with very advanced disease.

dateJun 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Vaccine hope for skin cancer sufferers

Nottingham scientists have been given the green light to test a vaccine which they hope could reverse, and even cure malignant melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer.

dateMay 26, 2010 in Cancer
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