Previous oral contraceptive use associated with better outcomes in patients with ovarian cancer. Patients who develop ovarian cancer appear to have better outcomes if they have a history of oral contraceptive use.
World first blood cancer drug trial reveals life-changing results A breakthrough has been achieved with the results of the world-first clinical trial with actual patients of a new drug to treat particular blood cancers. This clinical trial, a first-in-human study, looked at the efficacy of a new inhibitor, ONO/GS-4059, in the treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma patients refractory or resistant to current chemotherapies
Preventing radiation in cancer therapies to damage healthy organs When a person receives a cancer treatment through radiation, he or she is exposed to ionizing radiation and to avoid that energy to damage healthy tissue. A new study looked at the properties of various materials called dosimeters that measure radiation doses.
Protein's work in eye lens suggests a way to tame cancer How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers have now reported an explanation. In the future, cancer therapies could potentially be based on connexin molecules.