Tag Archives: Chemotherapy
Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started a clinical trial using technology to minimise hair loss due to chemotherapy in cancer patients. The trial is being led by Dr Jyoti Bajpai, associate professor, medical oncology, TMH.
London: The first woman to have an ovary frozen before the onset of puberty has given birth to a baby boy, said doctors at University of Leeds.
Washington: One of the earliest widespread applications of precision medicine in cancer care is helping patients and physicians decide whether chemotherapy is needed, a new study finds.
New York: Older adults with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, a type of slow-growing blood cancer, may have a better alternative to toxic chemotherapy as their first treatment, results of a phase three clinical trial show.
Washington: Researchers at Houston Methodist, along with collaborators at two major Singapore institutions, have developed a lab in a needle device that could provide instant results to routine lab tests, accelerating treatment and diagnosis by days.
Toronto: Western University researchers are working on a way to use artificial intelligence to predict a patient’s response to two common chemotherapy medications used to treat breast cancer – paclitaxel and gemcitabine.
Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Varubi (rolapitant) to prevent delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (emesis).
London: Giving patients a drug that blocks part of the immune system from going into overdrive might help prevent cancer coming back in some people, according to research published in the journal Cancer Research.
London: Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells to withstand chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment, according to research published in the journal Cancer Cell.
London: Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms’ tumour who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment, avoiding a type of chemotherapy that can cause irreversible heart problems in later life.