In an open label trial, 53 patients who had failed sunitinib therapy were given once-daily doses of 0.25mg/kg.
Navigating Cancer surveyed 326 cancer caregivers through an online survey in October 2010. We defined a cancer caregiver as someone who provides unpaid assistance such as personal care, help with medications and other treatments, transportation to doctors appointments and arranging services. The survey results revealed significant emotional, financial and physical strain on the cancer caregiver community, as well as a lack of comprehensive resources to support their needs.
443,000 people die each year in the USA as a result of tobacco use - the leading cause of preventable and premature death in the country. 1,200 people each day lose their lives because they smoke or used to smoke regularly.
More than 23,000 people interact on the Kidney Cancer Association's Facebook Fan Page
Dr. Inderbir S. Gill, pioneer of this new technique based at the University of Southern California said: "Good kidney function over the long-term is particularly important in patients with kidney cancer.
New research reveals long-term use of statins is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk.
A brief overview of the Ninth Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Philadelphia. This is billed as "The world's most comprehensive transdisciplinary cancer prevention meeting." Kidney Cancer Association CEO Bill Bro reports from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Low government payment rates became the private-sector benchmark, resulting in fragmented care.
Fatigue remains a prominent toxicity with current targeted therapies. Future agents that show better selectivity and potency than current targeted therapies should help to provide better efficacy and tolerability.