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Oncolytic Virus Treatments

Oncolytic Virus Treatments

Posted by on Feb 10, 2019 in Blog, Breast cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In 1904, a physician wrote about a patient with leukemia who went into remission when he got the flu. Though the patient was not cured, it was a ray of hope at a time when there were no treatments for leukemia. Other cases were reported throughout the years of people with Burkitt’s Lymphoma and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma going into remission when they...

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The use of curcumin in prostate cancer

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of curcumin on prostate cancer. It concluded that curcumin taken for 6 months was safe but did not reduce the need for hormone suppression therapy.  Some background Prostate cancer is an uncontrolled growth of the cells which make up the prostate gland. Prostate cancer can be treated by medication,...

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Low dose brachytherapy used for locally recurrent prostate cancer after external beam radiotherapy

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the side-effects of low dose brachytherapy (BT) for local recurrence of prostate cancer after external radiotherapy. This study found that BT had acceptable side effects in this setting.  Some background Prostate cancer can be treated using surgery or radiation therapy. Radiation therapy can be...

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Long-term outcomes of active surveillance for localized prostate cancer.

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of active surveillance (AS) in the treatment of localized prostate cancer. This study recommends the use of AS for men with localized prostate cancer. Some background Treatments for prostate cancer often result in serious side effects such as impaired bowel, bladder or sexual functions....

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Sleep disturbance and prostate cancer

Posted by on Jan 27, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at risk factors for sleep disturbance in prostate cancer survivors. It concluded that urinary symptoms, depression and anxiety affected sleep.  Some background Prostate cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells. These cells make up the prostate gland. Prostate cancer can be treated by medication,...

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ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey Results

ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey Results

Posted by on Jan 24, 2019 in Blog, Breast cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

During July and early August of  2018, the Harris Poll in association with the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO’s) conducted a poll of 4,887 U.S. adults, 1001 of these have or had cancer. This second annual National Cancer Opinion Survey explored a wide range of topics. The findings clearly describe disparities in the care patients with...

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