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Anthracycline is a type of antibiotic that comes from certain types of Streptomyces bacteria. Anthracyclines are used to treat many types of cancer. Anthracyclines damage the DNA in cancer cells, causing them to die. Daunorubicin, doxorubicin, and epirubicin are anthracyclines.
Nexus announces availability of Arsenic Trioxide Injection in the US

Nexus announces availability of Arsenic Trioxide Injection in the US

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Nanoparticles show promise in treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, finds study

Nanoparticles show promise in treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, finds study

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

CTI BioPharma announces Phase III results of PIXUVRI combined with rituximab in aggressive B-cell NHL patients

CTI BioPharma announces Phase III results of PIXUVRI combined with rituximab in aggressive B-cell NHL patients

PMDA approves use of LYNPARZA in patients with BRCA-mutated breast cancer

PMDA approves use of LYNPARZA in patients with BRCA-mutated breast cancer

Combating cardiac complications caused by cancer treatment

Combating cardiac complications caused by cancer treatment

Study tests accuracy of device designed to detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors

Study tests accuracy of device designed to detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors

Breast cancer and lymphoma survivors at greater risk of developing heart failure

Breast cancer and lymphoma survivors at greater risk of developing heart failure

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

Men appear to have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy than women, research shows

Men appear to have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy than women, research shows

Researchers use mathematical modeling to find effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients

Researchers use mathematical modeling to find effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients

Hair loss prevention device for breast cancer patients showcased by Paxman at Vienna conference

Hair loss prevention device for breast cancer patients showcased by Paxman at Vienna conference

Paxman's scalp cooling system shows to successfully reduce alopecia during chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Paxman's scalp cooling system shows to successfully reduce alopecia during chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Scalp cooling can lessen chemotherapy-induced hair loss in some breast cancer patients

Scalp cooling can lessen chemotherapy-induced hair loss in some breast cancer patients

Study shows promising results for treating lymphoma patients with immune cell therapy

Study shows promising results for treating lymphoma patients with immune cell therapy

Heart problems from common cancer treatment can be alleviated by using gene therapy

Heart problems from common cancer treatment can be alleviated by using gene therapy

FDA approves new therapy for initial treatment of soft tissue sarcoma

FDA approves new therapy for initial treatment of soft tissue sarcoma

Nebivolol treatment may protect against antracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients

Nebivolol treatment may protect against antracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients

DECT trial shows combination of epirubicin and trastuzumab improves outcomes in breast cancer patients

DECT trial shows combination of epirubicin and trastuzumab improves outcomes in breast cancer patients