Empty Stocking Fund: Mother struggles with medical bills

...her children despite a problem pregnancy and the discovery of tumors."I had a C-section last November," she writes, "but...to the hospital."After surgery they had to removed three tumors and also took my uterus out. I was just medically cleared two...

Thick mixture injected into cancers helps kill tumors

...out hard-to-treat tumors by using a cancer drug...right on working in the tumor instead of leaking away...has worked mostly with tumors in the mouth and throat...cancers being targeted are tumors that arise in the liver...to kill the edges of a tumor before surgical removal...

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Tumors may build pipelines to spread

...growing on the edges of tumors, no one had observed them inside a tumor. Some scientists...greater pressure inside tumors would crush the delicate...around the edges of tumors. But the mice carrying...vessels deep inside the tumor. The vessels were...

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Growth of tumors is linked to 'hijacking'

...are) hijacked by the tumor cells to do the same for the tumor tissue." "Our current hypothesis is that tumors are wounds that never...to feed the growing tumor, Dr. Perry theorized...way to thwart these tumors by taking out some stem...

Stem cells ferry concentrated anticancer drug to tumors

...in number. Even though they're tumors, the malignant cells act just like...wounds," Andreeff said. Half the tumor is made up of stomal cells that provide...cancer-busting ability directly to tumors. Andreeff's research team did not...

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MCG team opens doors to fight tumors, AIDS

...organ transplants, targeting tumors and even thwarting the virus that...transplantation, perhaps even in anti-tumor therapies," Dr. Mellor said...Florida to begin targeting certain tumors. Like the fetus, tumors seem to present a paradox that...

Cell phone tumors?

...cell phones might cause brain tumors, it seemed like something out...risk of developing a rare brain tumor, known as acoustic neuromas...Sweden. The study found that the tumors tended to grow on the side of...increase the risk of brain tumors, then the public has a right...

Studies explore tumors' nature

Cancerous tumors exploit a natural process...operate. They also found that tumors exploit the same chemical...Dr. Munn said. "The tumor is just hijacking a system...but harmless substances. Tumors can exploit this process to...

Compounds combine to kill cancer tumors

...that can kill cancerous tumors in mice sent Wall Street...anti-angiogenesis agents. "Tumors need a blood supply in...growth is limited, the tumor is cut off, and the tumor dies." Cancerous tumor cells secrete a factor...longer in mice, and the tumors grow more slowly in humans...

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New blood test may detect tumors

...could help doctors find tumors sooner and improve monitoring...How much earlier a tumor might be discovered isn't...cancer. Tests on other tumors are planned. Dr. Carleton...have long known that tumors shed cells into the bloodstream...explained. While a breast tumor might need 100 million...

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