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    Study blames two genes for aggressive brain cancer
21-01-2010
Scientists have discovered two genes that appear responsible for one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. Glioblastoma multiforme rapidly invades the normal brain, producing inoperable tumours, but scientists have not understood why it is so aggressive.

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    No-meat, no-sex myths about cancer patients
16-12-2009
Who says cancer patients cannot include sugar in their drinks, eat meat or take rice for lunch or dinner? There are also some who say that patients cannot have sex and should not be touched as "cancer is infectious".
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    Oncology society launches second Hope book
16-12-2009
The Malaysian Oncological Society (MOS) launched its second Hope Handbook recently, which provides comprehensive information for cancer caregivers, dispelling many of the common misconceptions and fallacies surrounding cancer and cancer care.
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    Cancer protein 'can be disarmed'
3-12-2009
Scientists have found a way to disarm a protein thought to play a key role in leukaemia and other cancers. The breakthrough raises hopes of a new type of therapy that could treat cancer and other diseases.
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    Hope Handbook 2 - A Guide for Cancer Caregivers
23-11-2009
The HOPE Programme is aimed at providing accurate information relating to cancer from MOS, a recognized source and credible organization.The information disseminated through HOPE Programme will help patients, caregivers, members of the public and healthcare professionals make informed decisions about screening...

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    Bubbles used to find cancer cells
22-11-2009
A new technique using tiny bubbles to detect cancer has been developed by clinicians at a hospital in Kent. Fifty-four patients were tested in the "microbubble" study at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
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    Drug 'shrinks lung cancer tumour'
22-11-2009
Scientists have identified a drug which may offer hope to patients with a particularly lethal form of lung cancer. The drug eliminated small cell lung cancer tumours in 50% of mice, and blocked...
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    For Young Boys With Cancer, A Possible Option To Preserve Fertility
22-11-2009
For parents of children with cancer, the hopeful news is that pediatric survival rates have steadily improved for decades. Among the bad news-treatments that enable survival often cause infertility.
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HOPE handbook A Resource Guidebook for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients
HOPE Handbook
 

HOPE handbook 2 A Guide for Cancer Caregivers
HOPE Handbook 2
 
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