Potential Treatment for Stomach Cancer Given Orphan Drug Designation
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Potential Treatment for Stomach Cancer Given Orphan Drug Designation

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company MacroGenics, Inc. has just announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Orphan Drug designation to the company's…

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ICYMI: Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects
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ICYMI: Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects

According to a publication from EurekAlert, a recent study helmed by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust suggests that female cancer patients tend to live slightly longer following treatment than…

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Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects
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Study Suggests Female Cancer Patients Have Better Outcomes After Treatment, Experience Worse Side Effects

According to a publication from EurekAlert, a recent study helmed by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust suggests that female cancer patients tend to live slightly longer following treatment than…

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A Blood Test That Can Detect Seven Types of Cancer

  Health News Digest recently published an article that describes a simple blood test called DELFI, meaning DNA evaluation of fragments for early interception. Its simplicity belies the fact that it can detect…

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New Treatment Approved by FDA for Rare Form of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

The FDA has just recently approved CYRAMZA as a treatment for those with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), who have been treated with sorafenib, and who have ≥400 ng/mL of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP).…

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Orphan Drug Status Has Been Awarded to an Investigational Drug For the Treatment of Stomach Cancer
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Orphan Drug Status Has Been Awarded to an Investigational Drug For the Treatment of Stomach Cancer

An investigational drug called ALT-P7 is being developed as a potential medicine for certain forms of cancer. The drug has received Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of gastric cancer…

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Chemo “Bath” is Helping Fight Cancers of the Abdomen and Internal Organs
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Chemo “Bath” is Helping Fight Cancers of the Abdomen and Internal Organs

According to a story from Wink News, an alternative chemotherapy approach is helping patients get rid of cancers of internal organs or otherwise in the abdominal cavity. The approach is…

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New Discovery Could Lead to New Treatments for Cancers Linked to the Epstein-Barr Virus
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New Discovery Could Lead to New Treatments for Cancers Linked to the Epstein-Barr Virus

According to an article from VCU Massey Center's blog, a team of researchers from the VCU Massey Cancer Center have successfully discovered a pair of genes that could be essential for…

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