U.S. Cancer Report: November 2015

The newest anticancer treatments for cancer patients
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ISBN-13:
9780996977012
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
142
Autor:
MDA Press
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Adobe Digital Editions
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Windows
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Paradigm of anticancer treatments is shifting rapidly. Cutting-edge anticancer treatment methods are appearing, such as effective immunotherapy drugs, a patient's own stem cell culture treatment, Da Vinci robotic surgery that exceeds human hands in terms of precision, cutting-edge proton therapy and personalized treatment utilizing Big Data of supercomputers. U.S. CANCER REPORT speedily delivers the newest anticancer treatment methods related to cancer every month with a focus on the medical arena in the U.S., which is the nation with the most advanced anticancer treatments.



Contents



Chapter 1. The Newest Cancer Treatments



1.1. Anticancer Immunotherapy



1.1.1. Clinical Data of Pembrolizumab on 13 Cancer Types Announced



1.1.2. Pharmaceutical Companies Concentrating Efforts into Development of ‘Antitumor Immunotherapy Drug'



1.1.3. A Gene that Helps Cancer Cells Found, Development of New Immuno-Oncology Drug Expected



1.1.4. Aspirin May be Able to Enhance Effectiveness of Immuno-Oncology Drugs



1.1.5. Hopes that ‘Immuno-Oncology Drugs’ will Become the Miraculous Cure for Cancer



1.1.6 .Roche CEO: To 'Overcome Cancer' within 5-10 Years



1.1.7 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Awarded to Three Scientists who Developed 'DNA Repair' Cancer Treatment Method



 



1.2. Chemoradiation Therapy



1.2.1. Mayo Clinic Starts Advanced Proton Beam Therapy System



1.2.2. Removing Cancer Cells via Radiation, Possible for Elderly Patients as Well



 



1.3. Surgical Treatment



1.3.1. Robotic Surgery for Cancer, Effective but Requires Expertise and Technological Prowess



1.3.2. For Some Cancers, 'Wait and See' Approach Necessary Rather Than Surgery



 



1.4. Cancer Treatments Using Supercomputer



1.4.1. IBM's Supercomputer Watson: Challenge at Treating Cancer



1.4.2. Global Medical Giants Participating in the 'Watson Ecosystem'



1.4.3. IBM: to Provide Treatment Guide to Cancer Centers



1.4.4. The Era of Computers Diagnosing Cancer Instead of Doctors Approaching



 



1.5. Other Cancer Treatments



1.5.1. Clinical Trial of Treatment Method that Only Kills Cancer Cells with Heat, Approved by th FDA



1.5.2. Implant that Captures Cancer Cells Wandering in the Bloodstream Developed



1.5.3. Wireless Data Transmission by Implanting Sensor in Cancer Tissue



1.5.4. The U.S. FDA Approval of Varubi, Vomiting Blocker for Nausea after Chemotherapy



1.5.5. Cancer Cells, Transformation to Malignant Cancer Stem Cells When Stressed



1.5.6. Medicinal-Use Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells



1.5.7. Chemotherapy on Terminal Cancer Patients May Even Lower the Quality of Patients' Lives



1.5.8. Launch of Blood Test to Detect Cancer for General Population



 



Chapter 2. Disease-specific Cancer Treatments



2.1. Lung Cancer



2.2. Liver Cancer



2.3. Colon Cancer



2.4. Prostate Cancer



2.5. Breast Cancer



2.6. Ovarian Cancer



2.7. Skin Cancer



2.8. Blood Cancer



2.9. Children’s Cancer



2.10. Oral Cancer



2.11. Kidney Cancer



2.12. Bladder Cancer



 

Chapter 1. The Newest Cancer Treatments
1.1. Anticancer Immunotherapy
1.1.1. Clinical Data of Pembrolizumab on 13 Cancer Types Announced
1.1.2. Pharmaceutical Companies Concentrating Efforts into Development of 'Antitumor Immunotherapy Drug'
1.1.3. A Gene that Helps Cancer Cells Found, Development of New Immuno-Oncology Drug Expected
1.1.4. Aspirin May be Able to Enhance Effectiveness of Immuno-Oncology Drugs
1.1.5. Hopes that 'Immuno-Oncology Drugs' will Become the Miraculous Cure for Cancer
1.1.6 .Roche CEO: To 'Overcome Cancer' within 5-10 Years
1.1.7 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Awarded to Three Scientists who Developed 'DNA Repair' Cancer Treatment Method

1.2. Chemoradiation Therapy
1.2.1. Mayo Clinic Starts Advanced Proton Beam Therapy System
1.2.2. Removing Cancer Cells via Radiation, Possible for Elderly Patients as Well

1.3. Surgical Treatment
1.3.1. Robotic Surgery for Cancer, Effective but Requires Expertise and Technological Prowess
1.3.2. For Some Cancers, 'Wait and See' Approach Necessary Rather Than Surgery

1.4. Cancer Treatments Using Supercomputer
1.4.1. IBM's Supercomputer Watson: Challenge at Treating Cancer
1.4.2. Global Medical Giants Participating in the 'Watson Ecosystem'
1.4.3. IBM: to Provide Treatment Guide to Cancer Centers
1.4.4. The Era of Computers Diagnosing Cancer Instead of Doctors Approaching

1.5. Other Cancer Treatments
1.5.1. Clinical Trial of Treatment Method that Only Kills Cancer Cells with Heat, Approved by th FDA
1.5.2. Implant that Captures Cancer Cells Wandering in the Bloodstream Developed
1.5.3. Wireless Data Transmission by Implanting Sensor in Cancer Tissue
1.5.4. The U.S. FDA Approval of Varubi, Vomiting Blocker for Nausea after Chemotherapy
1.5.5. Cancer Cells, Transformation to Malignant Cancer Stem Cells When Stressed
1.5.6. Medicinal-Use Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells
1.5.7. Chemotherapy on Terminal Cancer Patients May Even Lower the Quality of Patients' Lives
1.5.8. Launch of Blood Test to Detect Cancer for General Population

Chapter 2. Disease-specific Cancer Treatments

2.1. Lung Cancer
2.2. Liver Cancer
2.3. Colon Cancer
2.4. Prostate Cancer
2.5. Breast Cancer
2.6. Ovarian Cancer
2.7. Skin Cancer
2.8. Blood Cancer
2.9. Children's Cancer
2.10. Oral Cancer
2.11. Kidney Cancer
2.12. Bladder Cancer
Paradigm of anticancer treatments is shifting rapidly. Cutting-edge anticancer treatment methods are appearing, such as effective immunotherapy drugs, a patient's own stem cell culture treatment, Da Vinci robotic surgery that exceeds human hands in terms of precision, cutting-edge proton therapy and personalized treatment utilizing Big Data of supercomputers. U.S. CANCER REPORT speedily delivers the newest anticancer treatment methods related to cancer every month with a focus on the medical arena in the U.S., which is the nation with the most advanced anticancer treatments.

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