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Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs.
Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

Researchers find ovarian cancer patients who appear to respond better than others to gefitinib, or Iressa

Researchers find ovarian cancer patients who appear to respond better than others to gefitinib, or Iressa

New drug, RAD001, shown to stop the growth of ovarian cancer cells

New drug, RAD001, shown to stop the growth of ovarian cancer cells

A simple spit test could predict cancers

A simple spit test could predict cancers

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Public-health efforts to increase the use of breast-cancer screening appear to have altered the types of breast cancer being diagnosed

Public-health efforts to increase the use of breast-cancer screening appear to have altered the types of breast cancer being diagnosed

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Researchers show role of Epstein-Barr virus in cancer

Researchers show role of Epstein-Barr virus in cancer

New prostate cancer test

New prostate cancer test

Genomic DNA provides clues to new advances in cancer diagnostics

Genomic DNA provides clues to new advances in cancer diagnostics

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Link between a critical cancer pathway and an Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) protein

Link between a critical cancer pathway and an Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) protein

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Biomedical engineers, chemists collaborate on novel method to design better medicines

Biomedical engineers, chemists collaborate on novel method to design better medicines

Lung cancer rates among men are on the decline

Lung cancer rates among men are on the decline

Women with non–invasive breast cancer carry the same mutations in two inherited breast/ovarian cancer genes as women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer

Women with non–invasive breast cancer carry the same mutations in two inherited breast/ovarian cancer genes as women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer

Way to detect early signs of testicular cancer

Way to detect early signs of testicular cancer

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control