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Triple-negative breast cancer metastases in lungs contain more diverse cells than those in liver

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Source: American Association for the Advancement of Science From: eurekalert.org The site of breast cancer metastases dictates their clonal composition and reversible transcriptomic profile Metastatic tumors originating from notoriously aggressive triple-negative breast cancer that emerge in the lungs contain a more diverse array of cancer cells than those that arise in the liver, according to a new study in mice …

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Immunotherapy combination effective for patients with rare neuroendocrine cancer

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Source: SWOG From: eurekalert.org A combination of two common immunotherapy drugs shrinks rare, aggressive neuroendocrine tumors, according to new research results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019, held March 29-April 3 in Atlanta. Results from the SWOG Cancer Research Network trial known as DART, short for Dual Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Blockade in Rare Tumors, show …

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Novartis announces two positive US phase III programs in COPD for QVA149 and NVA237

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 From: yahoo.com QVA149 improved lung function, breathlessness and health-related quality of life in moderate-to-severe COPD patients, according to EXPEDITION trial results[1]-[7] GEM 1 & 2 studies showed NVA237 provided significant and clinically meaningful improvements in lung function in moderate-to-severe COPD patients[8],[9] In total, 26 Novartis abstracts presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2015; showcasing breadth of respiratory portfolio Basel, May …

Types of Traveling Cancer: Mestastic Breast Cancer

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy Shared by: Vera Viner One of the most frustrating things about treating cancer is that even when the treatment is working, the cells find a way to resist. Breast cancer begins, of course, in the breast, but it may not stay contained. Metastatic breast cancer can travel to different sites in the body and contaminate the …