News tagged with metastases

Gold Nanobeacons Detect Sentinel Lymph Nodes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Virtually every patient diagnosed with breast cancer or melanoma undergoes lymph node biopsy to determine if their cancer has begun spreading in the body. Taking this biopsy involves an invasive and uncomfortable ...

Mar 25, 2010
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Novel cancer drug has potential, study reports

(PhysOrg.com) -- Monthly injections of the drug in breast cancer patients whose disease had spread to the bone helped reduce pain and prevent complications with less toxicity than current treatments.

Nov 12, 2010
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Melanoma drug shrinks brain metastases in phase I/II study

A new drug being developed to treat potentially deadly melanoma skin cancers has shown a promising ability to shrink secondary tumors, known as metastases, in the brain in patients with advanced forms of the disease, Australian ...

Oct 12, 2010
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