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Mayo Clinic Investigator to Lead Alliance Research Base for New National, Community-based Cancer Research Initiative

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Jan Buckner, M.D., a five-year, $47.5 million grant to lead the NCI’s National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) research base for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. Dr. Buckner is deputy director for cancer practice at the Mayo Clinic Cancer [...]

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Quimioterapia después de radioterapia mejora supervivencia sin avance del cáncer y supervivencia general en adultos con cáncer cerebral de bajo grado

CHICAGO, Illinois — El régimen quimioterapéutico PVC, que se compone de procarbazina, CCNU y vincristina, administrado después de la radioterapia mejoró la supervivencia sin avance del cáncer y la supervivencia general en adultos con glioma (tipo de cáncer) de bajo grado, frente a la radioterapia sola. Los resultados son parte [...]

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Chemo after Radiation Therapy Improves Brain Cancer Survival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4 A clinical trial co-led by researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and Wake Forest School of Medicine has found that adding chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves survival for adults with low-grade gliomas by approximately five-and- a-half years. Results of the clinical trial were made public today by the National Cancer Institute. Gliomas are tumors [...]

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