Test designed to screen resistance to cancer drug

Researchers in Japan have designed a test to identify patients who are likely to be resistant to imatinib, the standard drug for treating leukemia or cancer of the blood cells.

RSS-developed cancer drug gets US patent

An anti-cancer drug extracted from cow urine and developed by an affiliate of the RSS has got a US patent for the third time for its anti-genotoxicity properties, a senior official has said.

RSS-developed cancer drug gets US patent

An anti-cancer drug extracted from cow urine and developed by an affiliate of the RSS has got a US patent for the third time for its anti-genotoxicity properties, a senior official has said.

A cancer drug that can stave off eye disorder

A cheap drug used to treat bowel
cancer can also help stave off sight loss.

A cancer drug that can stave off eye disorder

A cheap drug used to treat bowel
cancer can also help stave off sight loss.

UK recommends against buying breast cancer drug

Britain`s health watchdog on Thursday recommended against buying a breast cancer drug for patients with advanced disease.

UK recommends against buying breast cancer drug

Britain`s health watchdog on Thursday recommended against buying a breast cancer drug for patients with advanced disease.

Lung cancer drug shows big promise in early tests

Doctors are reporting unusually high success rates from early tests of an experimental lung cancer drug.

Lung cancer drug shows big promise in early tests

Doctors are reporting unusually high success rates from early tests of an experimental lung cancer drug.

Drug to keep tumour growth switched off developed

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, say that a niel anti-cancer drug development strategy has resulted in new drug that has the potential to stop kidney and pancreatic tumours from growing.

Drug to keep tumour growth switched off developed

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, say that a niel anti-cancer drug development strategy has resulted in new drug that has the potential to stop kidney and pancreatic tumours from growing.

Astra, UK charity hunt new kind of cancer drug

AstraZeneca has struck a deal with the commercial arm of a British charity to try and develop a new class of a "cancer metabolism" drugs.

Astra, UK charity hunt new kind of cancer drug

AstraZeneca has struck a deal with the commercial arm of a British charity to try and develop a new class of a "cancer metabolism" drugs.

Cancer drugs also prevent heart problem

A growth factor, called PDGFR, which is a common target of cancer drugs, has been found to play an important role in the heart``s response to stress, according to researchers at The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center.

Cancer drugs also prevent heart problem

A growth factor, called PDGFR, which is a common target of cancer drugs, has been found to play an important role in the heart``s response to stress, according to researchers at The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center.

Morphine shortage hits Kolkata cancer patients

Hundreds of cancer patients have been hard hit by an acute shortage of morphine in Kolkata, which records 12,000 new cases of the disease every year.

Morphine shortage hits Kolkata cancer patients

Hundreds of cancer patients have been hard hit by an acute shortage of morphine in Kolkata, which records 12,000 new cases of the disease every year.

Cancer drug preserves insulin cells in diabetes

Rituxan, a drug used to treat cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, may help slow the development of newly discovered type 1 or juvenile diabetes, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Cancer drug preserves insulin cells in diabetes

Rituxan, a drug used to treat cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, may help slow the development of newly discovered type 1 or juvenile diabetes, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Cancer drug may treat chronic connective tissue disease

A drug that is currently approved to treat certain types of cancer could provide the first treatment for scleroderma.