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A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral stress management in breast cancer

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A number of stress management techniques have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and improving quality of life in breast cancer patients. A new paper provides evidence that stress management can have an impact on long-term disease outcomes.

Cryotherapy could be an option for the treatment of high-grade localized prostate cancer

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A recent analysis of the Cryo On-Line Data (COLD) registry showed that primary cryotherapy appears to be effective and safe in the community setting for high-grade clinically localized prostate cancer, in the short term.

Metronomic chemotherapy with daily low-dose temozolomide and celecoxib in elderly patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

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The use of high-dose temozolomide (TMZ) chemotherapy is a core part of the standard treatment for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), alongside surgical resection and radiotherapy. A recent retrospective study reported the outcomes for elderly GBM patients treated with standard TMZ and patients treated with daily low-dose TMZ (metronomic treatment) and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib.

Press release: New approach to cancer treatments using drugs already in our medicine cabinets.

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International collaboration between researchers and foundations in Belgium, Italy and the USA proposes a new approach to cancer treatments using drugs already in our medicine cabinets, in an eye-opening article in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology.

Case points to possible new treatment for rare soft-tissue sarcomas

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Cutaneous angiosarcomas of the face and scalp are rare, hard-to-treat cancers that often prove to be fatal in the case of larger tumours (> 5cm). Specialists in the USA have just reported a case in which pre-treatment with propranolol - a common antihypertensive drug- reduced tumour proliferation, and in combination with chemotherapy and radiotherapy caused extensive tumour regression.

The triatlon community challenges you to do your own triatlon !

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#Tri2Cure: Help to fight cancer and swim 250m, bike 20km & run 5km within 2 weeks at your own pace.

Anti-fungal drug shows promise as potential new cancer treatment

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A common anti-fungal treatment has joined the ranks of drugs that may be suitable for use in treating cancer, according to research from the Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project published in ecancermedicalscience.

UPDATE – Guide on nutrition and physical exercise for cancer patients

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The Anticancer Fund has renewed its guide on the importance of nutrition and physical activity for cancer patients.

New guide for patients with follicular lymphoma published

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Our Guide for Patients provides patient-friendly information on causes, diagnosis, treatment options, possible side effects of treatments.

Call for project: launch of the second call

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Today the Anticancer Fund is very pleased to announce the launch of our second CALL FOR PROJECTS.

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