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  • Antibody in Trial to Fight Blood Cancers to be Tested on Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma patients will soon have access to a new treatment through a clinical trial thanks to a recent discovery by Australian researchers. The researchers found a way to shut down a tumor’s “life support system” by using an antibody to attack the protein Epha3. A team of researchers from Australia found that by targeting Epha3, …

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    Posted on Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
  • 20 Years in the Making, Lung Cancer Renders Treatments Ineffective; Researchers Push for Early Detection

    Targeting biomarkers, or the unique identifying genetic traits of tumors, in the treatment of lung cancer is touted as the best way to attack the aggressive cancer. However, researchers are now reporting that unless the cancer is identified and treated early, multiple biomarkers take over the tumors leaving many of the cancer cells unaffected by …

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    Posted on Monday, Oct 20, 2014
  • More New Therapies Emerge for Rare Diseases

    Encouraging and supporting research into rare diseases is paying off according to information posted by the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC). The organization reports a steady stream of new therapies since 2010; in fact, 128 of them. The organization’s goal is to develop 200 new rare disease treatments by 2020. The Consortium is the …

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    Posted on Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
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