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Pentrix Anti-Cancer Vaccine

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney has achieved a major milestone in the fight against cancer as it has released the findings […]

British Researchers warn of severe health effects of cannibis

British researchers have found that smoking three pure cannabis joints is as bad for your lungs as smoking 20 normal […]

Cancer Vaccine triggers immune response

Plans for the development of a cancer vaccine. A publicly listed company with commercial rights to an Australian cancer vaccine […]

Photodynamic Therapy Increases Survival in Stage IIIB NSCLC

Combination of photodynamic therapy with standard chemotherapy and surgical resection may extend survival in patients with stage IIIB non-small...

Pemextred and cisplatin vs. cisplatin alone in chemonaive patients with maligna…

This new treatment is now standard for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. It has proven to improve both breathlessness and pain. Data […]

Randomised Phase III Trial of gemcitabine and vinorelbine (GV) verses gemcitabi…

The following is an abstract taken from the 27th ESMO Congress. Purpose To evaluate whether cisplatin based chemotherapy (GVP) prolongs […]

Paclitaxel based chemotherpay increases survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer co…

The following is an abstract of results presented at the 27th ESMO Congress. New data adds to existing evidence that […]

Long-term follow-up results for paclitaxel and cisplatin in Advanced Ovarian Ca…

The following is an abstract of results presented at the 27th ESMO Congress. According to new data presented, women with […]

WISDOM Trial Stopped Early

A second trial looking at the long term effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been stopped early. The UK […]

Red wine possible cancer prophylaxis

Scientists in Britain and the US announced on Tuesday plans to study a possible new cancer prevention drug based on […]

Single-agent Trastuzumab in patients with pretreated HER-2 positive metastatic …

The following is an abstract taken from the 27th ESMO Conference. Purpose To evaluate the efficacy and safety of single-agent […]

Australian research into the cause of oesophageal cancer

US funding will allow Australian researchers to investigate the causes of oesophageal cancer. Australian scientists are planning to undertake...

Phase III trial of ZD1839 for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.

The following is an abstract presented to the Presidential Symposium – a phase III trial of ZD1839 in combination with […]

Doctors remove massive tumour for girl

Colombian doctors removed a massive 26-pound (approximately 13Kg) cancerous tumour from a 15-year-old girl. Medical officials said the girl was...

NCI Launch New Screening Trial

The National Cancer Institute in the United States has launched a $200 million multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing the...