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NOV 25, 2014 - Washington Times

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Lafayette hospital plans pancreatic cancer study

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette General Health's research department is seeking male and female pancreatic cancer patients for an observational study on the impact of chemotherapy on their quality of life. Survey participants must be 18 or older. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/11TyhFO ) the study will evaluate the ...

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NOV 24, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Amgen scraps trials of drug for advanced stomach cancer

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Monday said it will scrap all trials of its experimental treatment rilotumumab in patients with advanced stomach cancer, after a safety monitoring board associated it with a higher incidence of deaths. The world's largest biotechnology company said the independent safety board found that patients taking both the drug and chemotherapy had an increased number of ...

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NOV 20, 2014 - BBC

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'No fertility help for cancer young'

Young women with breast cancer are not being told about the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of potentially damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care.

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NOV 20, 2014 - Health Canal

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U of G Scientists Find Way to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Tumours, Chemo Doses

In a potential breakthrough against ovarian cancer, University of Guelph researchers have discovered how to both shrink tumours and improve drug delivery, allowing for lower doses of chemotherapy and reducing side effects.

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NOV 18, 2014 - Health Canal

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New deal aims to reduce chemotherapy patient infection risk

White blood cells, pictured, are produced by specific stem cells that are damaged during chemotherapy. Source: iStock.

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