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April

Honor Mom with a Gift that Makes a Difference

By Admin at 10 May 2017

This Mother's Day, honor or remember Mom and any special person in your life with a donation that makes a difference in the lives of cancer patients now.

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Implantable Drug Shield Targets Hard-to-Reach Pancreatic Tumors

By Admin at 28 Apr 2016

A new implantable device, developed by researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, may allow for more targeted pancreatic-cancer treatment that is up to 12 times more effective than delivering chemotherapy drugs via intravenous injection.

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Survivors of Childhood Cancer Are Now Living Longer

By Admin at 19 Apr 2016

Improvements in cancer treatments and follow-up care have reduced deaths from late effects of cancer treatment—and childhood cancer survivors are now living longer, healthier lives.

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How Wasp Venom Kills Cancer Cells

By Admin at 18 Apr 2016

Toxins in wasp venom could be used to create an entirely new class of anti-cancer drugs. The wasp, Polybia paulista, wards off predators by injecting them with venom rich in Polybia-MP1 (MP1), a toxin with known anti-cancer properties.

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“Extraordinary” Immunotherapy Treatment Shows Promise for Treating Advanced Blood Cancers

By Admin at 13 Apr 2016

Patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), non-Hodgkin lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia are taking part in the trial and received an experimental “living” immunotherapy. The results have so far been “extraordinary,” according to the researchers, including among some patients that were initially given only months to live.

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