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July 6, 2018
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Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments that could substantially reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.

February 14, 2018
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Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer

The long term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux, is linked to a more than doubling in the risk of developing stomach cancer, finds research by UCL and The University … Continue reading

February 19, 2017
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Chemical compound holds promise as cancer treatment with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy

Molecule produced by UCLA chemists drove international research collaboration A synthetic version of a rare toxin produced by a sea creature appears to hold promise for treating many different types of cancer while minimizing the harmful side effects of widely … Continue reading

January 5, 2015
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Highly effective new anti-cancer drug shows few side effects—in mice

As injections or pills, drug inhibits an enzyme active in many cancer types A new drug, known as OTS964, can eradicate aggressive human lung cancers transplanted into mice, according to a new report. The drug, given as a pill or … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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Diabetes treatments ‘do more harm than good’ for many people

Treatments to reduce blood sugar levels do more harm than good in many type 2 diabetes patients, particularly older people, finds new research from UCL, the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital. The study, published in … Continue reading

November 15, 2013
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Experimental drug shows encouraging results in treating most common form of lung cancer

An experimental cancer drug that has shown promise in the treatment of melanoma has also shown early potential as an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among men and women worldwide. … Continue reading