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Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 – Overall cancer death rates in the United States continue to fall, but racial gaps persist, a new report says. Death rates fell between 2010 and 2014 for 11 of the 16 most common cancers in men and for 13 of the most common types in women, including lung, colon, prostate and breast cancers. However, death rates rose for cancers of the liver, pancreas and brain in men and ...

Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2016 – Adding extra drugs to chemotherapy doesn't benefit patients with a rare type of bone cancer, according to a new study. Osteosarcoma is diagnosed in about 600 people in the United States each year, mostly teenagers. With current treatments, only 65 to 70 percent of patients live three years after diagnosis without relapse or other cancers. Previous research suggested that ...

Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

Posted 29 Jul 2016 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 – Researchers report that they have unearthed the earliest evidence of bone tumors and cancers, dating back almost 2 million years. The discoveries challenge the belief that cancer is a disease of modern life, the study authors said. "Modern medicine tends to assume that cancers and tumors in humans are diseases caused by modern lifestyles and environments. Our studies show ...

Dogs Join Fight Against Bone Cancer

Posted 16 May 2014 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 – Man's best friend will be part of an effort to find better treatments for a type of bone cancer in children and young adults, researchers report. Dogs who are suffering from osteosarcoma will be treated with drugs that are already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other uses, to see how well these medications battle the bone cancer, said Dr. Joy ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Reumofan Plus Dietary Supplement Relabeled and Sold as “WOW”: Public Warning - Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Posted 21 Dec 2012 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public that the potentially harmful dietary supplement product Reumofan Plus is being relabeled and sold under the name “WOW.”  The product is being marketed to treat arthritis, muscle pain, osteoporosis, bone cancer, and other conditions.  FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “WOW” contains the same prescription drug ingredients ...

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