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Jan 27 2011

Study finds rogue gene attacks protein that stops cancer spreading

A breakthrough study published in the journal Oncogene reveals scientists at the University of East Anglia have discovered a “rogue gene,” that if blocked by the right drugs, may stop cancer in its tracks. The gene, called WWP2, is an ...

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Jan 25 2011

Mesothelioma Patients May Benefit From Second Pemetrexed-based Chemotherapy

A new study conducted by a team of Italian researchers tested the effectiveness of pemetrexed-based chemotherapy (PBC) as a second-line treatment for mesothelioma cancer patients whose cancer shows at least a partial response to initial chemo. PBC is ...

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Jan 10 2011

Study: Mesothelioma Significantly Underreported in Developing Countries

A new study published by the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives estimates the global magnitude of reported and unreported mesothelioma. According to the study, it conservatively estimates that, globally, one mesothelioma case has ...

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Jan 3 2011

Debunking the Myths About P/D

"The Question is, Why Wouldn't a Patient Choose P/D?" In 1994, Dr. Robert B. Cameron began to develop his specific "radical" lung-sparing pleurectomy and decortication (P/D) surgical procedure as a more rational and less ...

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