Current Sarcoma News

Rein In Sarcoma's RSS news feeds are integrated from MedWorm.com, and contain links to studies and articles that are indexed with key words related to different types of sarcoma.

RSS MedWorm: Sarcomas

  • Common heart drug repurposed to treat rare cancer in Europe January 17, 2017
    A drug that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure is being repurposed for a rare tissue cancer in Europe. The medication, named propranolol, was recently granted Orphan Drug Designation by the European Commission (EC). The designation signifies that the EC supports the use of a drug to treat patients because of its significant benefit […]
  • British boy receives lifesaving surgery for rare cancer in Kansas January 13, 2017
    Alex Goodwin, from Rugby, England, was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma last year after months of agony in his joints and muscles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  • British boy, 9, receives lifesaving surgery for rare cancer in Kansas after being dismissed by UK doctors for five months - even though he couldn't walk January 12, 2017
    Alex Goodwin, from Rugby, England, was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma last year after months of agony in his joints and muscles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  • Poor Prognosis, Chemotherapy Underused for Angiosarcoma in Asian Patients January 9, 2017
    Angiosarcoma has generally poor survival among Asian patients; though chemotherapy can be effective, it has been underused in the last few decades. (Source: CancerNetwork)
  • Cancer Facts and Figures: Death Rate Down 25% Since 1991 January 5, 2017
    By Stacy Simon The death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society. The cancer death rate for men and women combined fell 25% from its peak in 1991 to 2014, the most recent year for which data are […]
  • Aldoxorubicin Improves PFS in Some Relapsed/Refractory Sarcomas December 30, 2016
    Aldoxorubicin yielded significantly better progression-free survival over investigator ’s choice of various chemotherapy options in patients with relapsed or refractory leiomyosarcoma and liposarcoma, according to updated results of a phase III trial. (Source: CancerNetwork)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
  • Bone Sarcomas: An Update of the Recent Literature Bone Sarcomas: An Update of the Recent Literature December 29, 2016
    This article provides an overview of recently published literature regarding bone sarcomas. Find out what ' s new.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
  • New Cancer Drug Approvals From 2016 December 26, 2016
    Chemotherapy is one of the most powerful tools we have to treat cancer, and research continues to find new chemotherapy drugs as well as new uses for existing ones. At the same time, newer types of drugs are continually being developed that work in different ways to attack cancer cells.They include targeted therapy, which aims […]
  • First data on rare sarcomas in Asian patients presented at ESMO Asia in Singapore December 16, 2016
    (European Society for Medical Oncology) The first data on rare sarcomas in Asian patients is presented in three studies today at the ESMO Asia 2016 Congress in Singapore. Just half of patients with advanced angiosarcoma received chemotherapy even though it improved overall survival. CIC-rearranged sarcomas are shown to have a much worse prognosis than BCOR-rearranged […]
  • Top Sarcoma News in 2016 December 14, 2016
    In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on sarcoma in 2016, including the first frontline FDA approval in 40 years, and studies on imaging in Ewing sarcoma, maintenance chemotherapy in osteosarcoma, and more. (Source: CancerNetwork)