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Analysis details Avastin's rare fatal side effects

(AP) -- A new analysis raises fresh questions about the risks of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin, suggesting the chance of dying from side effects linked to it is higher than the risk for patients on chemotherapy alone.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medications
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Infiltrating cancer's recruitment center

The most common connective tissue cell in animals is the fibroblast, which plays an important role in healing wounds. But Dr. Neta Erez of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine has now demonstrated that fibroblasts ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cancer
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Infections detected by new dressing

Wounds have to be regularly checked, to make sure any complications in the healing process are detected at an early stage. A new material will make it possible to check wounds without changing the dressing: ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Engineering
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