Latest studies have shown that children born to people who underwent chemotherapy treatment in their childhood are not at a higher risk of being born with defects when compared to children of people who did not under such treatments. The results of this study come as a reassurance for all those who have worried about Read more
It has been reported by a research by scientists at Karolinska Institution in Sweden that common painkillers, anti-viral drugs are useful against even the most deadly form of cancer. Scientists are demanding that the common painkillers and the anti-viral drugs can bit a virus that is found in many tumors and it help in their Read more
Breast cancer is on an alarming increase all over the world. Radiation and chemotherapy are the most successfully used treatments for the disease. However, these treatments cause side effects, the common of them being dermatitis, which is caused due to exposure to radiation. Latest research has now unearthed a potential solution for dermatitis – use Read more
A freshly made study has indicated that chemotherapy can play a lead role at the area of BCT or Breast Conserving Therapy like earlier or after. Through out the entire study the researchers have found that neoadjuvant chemotherapy, which usually given before the surgery, quite successfully shrinks breast cancer tumors and leads them towards more Read more
MRI is a very important test that helps in evaluating the patient’s response to chemotherapy before surgery. Latest studies have now shown that MRI, short for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, can also be used to predict survival in cancer patients and hence, can be used to alter the intensity of therapy. The study was conducted in Read more
While it has been known that chemotherapy does have an influence on the fertility of women, latest studies have revealed that the actual repercussions are much higher than perceived today. The research was carried out in the University of California, San Francisco. The study was conducted on analyzing long term effects of chemotherapy and the Read more
A research has formed little day earlier within which a group of Australian researchers have discovered that few most aggressive types of cancer can be cured most effectively by the using of chemotherapy along with a new class of anti cancer drug.