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News tagged ‘MultipleMyeloma’ clear

  • The American Society of Clinical Oncology named Ken Anderson, MD, its 2011 David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award and Lecture honoree for his outstanding achievements in cancer research and patient treatment.

Tags: Honors, MultipleMyeloma

  • Researchers at Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have utilized nanomedicine technologies to develop a drug-delivery system that can precisely target and attack cancer cells in the bone, as well as increase bone strength and volume to prevent bone cancer progression.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • Dana-Farber scientists have discovered the mechanism behind thalidomide's cancer-killing properties, which could aid development of safer versions and a new class of cancer drugs.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma, Lymphoma

  • Scientists have created a "cocktail" combination of four antigenic peptides derived from myeloma cells they believe could provoke the body's defenses to attack multiple myeloma in its early "smoldering" phase and slow or prevent the blood cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • Dana-Farber scientists and colleagues report on a compound that can stop the blood cancer multiple myeloma from spreading, leading to a new approach in addressing metastasis, one of the deadliest aspects of cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • Dana-Farber researchers successfully disrupted the function of the gene MYC  by tampering with the gene's "on" switch and growth signals in multiple myeloma cells, offering promising strategy for treating myeloma and other cancers driven by the MYC gene.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • Dana-Farber researchers report that multiple myeloma is driven to spread by a subset of the myeloma cells within a patient’s body, and that attacking those specific subsets with targeted drugs may be better targets for therapy.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • The most comprehensive genetic study to date of the blood cancer multiple myeloma has revealed that the genetic landscape of the disease may be more complicated than previously thought.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma, Genetics

  • A new three-drug combination has shown to be "highly effective" in the treatment of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients, say researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: MultipleMyeloma

  • Dana-Farber researchers report that the molecule P5091 triggers cell death in multiple myeloma cancer cells that have become resistant to Velcade.

Tags: BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

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