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New type of inhalation chemotherapy

New type of inhalation chemotherapy

Study shows the longest reported survival rate for patients with locally advanced lung cancer

Study shows the longest reported survival rate for patients with locally advanced lung cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

A combination of chemotherapy drugs could double survival rates for pancreatic cancer

A combination of chemotherapy drugs could double survival rates for pancreatic cancer

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

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

Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early

Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early

Use of DNA-damaging agents revolutionizes chemotherapy against a wide variety of cancers

Use of DNA-damaging agents revolutionizes chemotherapy against a wide variety of cancers

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Discovery of new compound known as SP-4-84 could lead to improved chemotherapy treatments

Discovery of new compound known as SP-4-84 could lead to improved chemotherapy treatments

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

FDA fast tracks investigational anti-cancer drug, phenoxodiol

FDA fast tracks investigational anti-cancer drug, phenoxodiol

Alimta approved as first treatment for Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer caused by asbestos

Alimta approved as first treatment for Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer caused by asbestos

Study hints at antioxidants being able to prevent and restore hearing loss

Study hints at antioxidants being able to prevent and restore hearing loss

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Alimta receives positive endorsement for lung cancer approval from FDA Advisory Committee

Alimta receives positive endorsement for lung cancer approval from FDA Advisory Committee

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Study may help oncologists tailor chemotherapy to patients based on their genetic make-up

Study may help oncologists tailor chemotherapy to patients based on their genetic make-up

Drug combo effective for advanced breast cancer

Drug combo effective for advanced breast cancer