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.

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  • FDA Drug Approvals for Cancer in 2016 July 29, 2016
    This slide show highlights 2016 FDA approvals of cancer treatments, which to date include therapies for RCC, neuroendocrine tumors, Hodgkin lymphoma, CLL, sarcoma, bladder cancer, lung cancer, and breast cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
  • First cancer patient in Ohio receives proton therapy treatment July 27, 2016
    ( University Hospitals Case Medical Center ) Mevion Medical Systems, the leader in compact proton therapy, is announcing that University Hospitals in Cleveland used the industry-leading MEVION S250 proton therapy system to treat its first patient, a 24-year-old woman with, rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of sarcoma. The proton therapy treatment made history by being the […]
  • Selinexor Shows Promise in Phase I Sarcoma Trial July 26, 2016
    A phase I trial of selinexor found the drug was reasonably well tolerated and showed some activity in patients with advanced soft-tissue or bone sarcoma with progressive disease. (Source: CancerNetwork)
  • A New Patient Zero July 22, 2016
    By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog New viruses are becoming part of the human experience more often. Who can forget the rise of HIV around the world in the early 1980's? In the 1987 book, "And the Band Played On," the author identified flight attendant Gaëtan Dugas as "Patient Zero," the person who introduced […]
  • Combining new and old drugs improves survival for soft-tissue cancer patients July 22, 2016
    Adding a novel monoclonal antibody therapy to traditional chemotherapy increased median survival by nearly a year in patients with advanced sarcoma, a lethal soft-tissue cancer. Findings from a multicenter clinical trial of the combination therapy, led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian, represent the first appreciable improvement in sarcoma outcomes in decades. […]
  • Sarcoma: Woman who mistook rare cancer for wheat intolerance had 6kg tumour removed July 21, 2016
    IT IS one of the hardest cancers to diagnose and often people visit their GP more time than those with any other type of the disease before being diagnosed with sarcoma. (Source: Daily Express - Health)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
  • Combining new and old drugs improves survival for soft-tissue cancer patients July 20, 2016
    (Columbia University Medical Center) Adding a novel monoclonal antibody therapy called olaratumab to traditional chemotherapy increased median survival by nearly a year in patients with advanced sarcoma, according to a multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
  • Woman has her leg amputated after finding out lump she left for a decade turned cancerous July 18, 2016
    Cheryl Murray, 27, from Glasgow, kept the growth a secret for years out of embarrassment. Eventually doctors said it was sarcoma - cancer of the connective tissue - and had to amputate her leg. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  • Woman who hid golf-ball-sized lump on her foot for a DECADE needed her leg amputated after doctors found it was cancer July 15, 2016
    Cheryl Murray, 27, from Glasgow, kept the growth a secret for years out of embarrassment. Eventually doctors said it was sarcoma - cancer of the connective tissue - and had to amputate her leg. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  • Scientists Trace Origin Cell of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Test Drug Target July 14, 2016
    Contact: Samiha Khanna Phone: 919-419-5069 Email: samiha.khanna@duke.edu https://www.dukehealth.org EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE until 12 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 14, 2016 DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists at Duke Health are part of a team that has discovered a type of cell surrounding blood vessels can also serve as a starting point for sarcoma, a form of cancer […]