Bone Cancers

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News: Bone Cancers

New test finds chink in cancer's armour  -  23 Nov 2009
Australian Life Scientist...is 'alternative lengthening of telomeres' (ALT), which is used by around 10 to 15 per cent of cancers, including some aggressive brain and bone cancers. ...

What Is Bone Cancer (Sarcoma)? What Causes Bone Cancer?  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Medical News TodayThe causes of most bone cancers are not clear. It is recognized that bone cancer begins as an error in a cell's DNA. The error orders the cell to grow and ...

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Huffington Post (blog)After WHI the bisphosphonates became number one (such as Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel and for those with bone cancers, Zometa). And this is for good reason. ...

Bone marrow transplant from sister to take place in London hospital  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Lisburn Today...of the blood transfusions, meaning he is also at risk of leukaemia and bone cancers, whilst the excess iron can cause organ failures in later life. ...

Initial symptoms of all hepatitis similar  -  07 Aug 2009
SunJournal.comCW ANSWER: The Bone and Cancer Foundation is a new source of information about cancer that has spread to bone. Cancers that are prone to do so include

Fed Doctor: Sick nuclear workers unfairly denied compensation  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
The Colorado IndependentTeitelbaum and Schwartz said that multiple studies have found links between brain, breast and bone cancers and exposure to toxic substances such as

Cancer 101: what is cancer?  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
Examiner.comFatigue can be an important symptom for early detection of cancer Pain may be an early symptom with some cancers such as bone cancers or testicular cancer.

Charity runners prepare for York 10K  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
The Press in York...“It has also been seen that bone cancers take longer to diagnose than any other type of cancer in young people. “Our aim is to raise awareness of bone

Canada's isotope shortage elicits worldwide reaction  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
StarPhoenixThe new compound, called F sodium fluoride, is particularly helpful in detecting bone cancers, bone fractures, arthritis and spinal problems,

Iraq veteran blames his suffering on chemical exposure  -  ‎Jul 11, 2009‎
West Virginia Public BroadcastingStudies have linked the chemical to several to several diseases, including liver, kidney and bone cancers. Pieces of the puzzle began to take shape in June

Hospital offers picture-perfect images  -  28 Dec 2008
Pensacola News Journal,X-rays also may uncover more advanced forms of bone cancers. - Ultrasound: Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves — not radiation — to produce images of

Cytopia drug shows potential in treating bone marrow cancers  -  Dec 10, 2008
SmartBrief,US scientists who worked on mice and human cells reported that an experimental medicine called CYT387 inhibited JAK2-V617F, an enzyme mutation responsible

Algeta Appoints Andrew Kay as President and Chief Executive Officer  -  Dec 11, 2008
MarketWatch...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Major New Resource for Bone and Mineral Disorders Released  -  Dec 9, 2008
MarketWatchThe increased use of reference images in this edition provides material on the differential diagnosis of rare diseases or bone cancers that may present with

Stem Cells Deliver Gene Therapy to Bone Tumors in Preclinical Test ...  -  Dec 9, 2008
PharmaLive.com (press release),...“We already knew that IL-12 had a significant impact on tumor growth of bone cancers,? Kleinerman says. “When we discovered that some bone marrow cells are

Algeta ASA (OSL:ALGETA) Algeta's Financial Calendar 2009  -  Dec 16, 2008
ABN Newswire (press release),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Metal bone called 1st step in better life  -  Nov 5, 2008
Chicago Tribune,Though the replacement procedure has been around for more than 40 years, it is more typically used in patients who suffer from rare bone cancers,

New Orthopedic Oncology Fellowship Program at Mount Clemens Brings ...  -  Nov 12, 2008
MarketWatchRegional Medical Center under the stewardship of Ronald Irwin, MD, an internationally known specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of bone cancers.

Algeta ASA (OSL:ALGETA) Algeta To Present At Lazard Capital ...  -  Nov 13, 2008
ABN Newswire (press release),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Pocono cancer probe reopened due to newspaper  -  12 Jul 2008
Scranton Times-Tribune,BY DANIEL AXELROD TOBYHANNA — State officials investigating if four Pocono Mountain-area teenagers represent a “cluster? of rare bone cancers have reopened

Four Poconos teens suffer same rare cancer  -  Jul 6, 2008
Scranton Times-Tribune,...of Health to release a recently completed statistical analysis on whether the children are part of a designated “cluster? of rare bone cancers.

Algeta Begins Phase III Clinical Study of Alpharadin in Men with ...  -  Jun 18, 2008
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and maytarget skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well asprimary bone cancers.

Well, Well, Well - Health risks from radiation make nuclear power ...  -  Jun 25, 2008
VUE Weekly,Then there are moms living near leaky waste sites giving birth to babies with birth defects, uranium miners living with leukemia, lung and bone cancers and

Bingley cancer sufferer's plea to GPs  -  Jun 25, 2008
Bradford Telegraph Argus,Recent research for the Bone Cancer Research Trust found bone cancers take longer to diagnose than any other type of cancer in young people.

Bone cancer facts  -  Jun 25, 2008
Yorkshire Evening Post,Most cases do not have a specific cause, though the development of bone cancers seems to be related to rapid growth. The survival rate for osteosarcoma is

The Power of Purr  -  Jul 3, 2008
WFMY News 2,This may also explain why cats rarely suffer bone or joint related diseases, including hip dysplasia, arthritis and ligament problems, or bone cancers.

Pupils set to 'lobby' the Queen  -  Jun 21, 2008
Lancashire Evening Post,..."I would not want parents to become over-anxious as bone cancers remain very rare." Some of Anna's friends were due to take part in today's Preston Race for

Saving Little Legs  -  Jun 18, 2008
WFtv.com,Most causes of cancer are unknown, but there are some risk factors that seem to contribute to the development of bone cancers. According to the National

Positive Biodistribution And Dosimetry Data For Alpharadin Cancer ...  -  Jun 19, 2008
ABN Newswire (press release),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Positive Biodistribution and  -  Jun 19, 2008
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...therapeutic based on the alpha particle emitterradium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancertypes, as well as primary bone cancers.

Group seeks out nursing mothers  -  Jun 20, 2008
Times Herald-Record,...body by ingesting contaminated foods or cow's milk. Once consumed, strontium mimics calcium and has been scientifically linked to bone cancers and leukemia.

Ask Dr. Gott: Explore your treatment options for osteoporosis  -  May 18, 2008
Annapolis Capital,The medication has been found to cause an increased risk of a certain malignant bone cancers in rats and it is not known whether it affects humans in the

Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk for premature heart ...  -  21 May 2008
TheHeart.Org,...central nervous system tumors, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, renal tumors, neuroblastomas, soft-tissue sarcomas, and bone cancers.

The saviour sibling  -  May 19, 2008
Sunday Life,Without a bone marrow transplant, he is at risk of developing leukaemia or bone cancers. Neither Josh's parents, Joe and Julie, nor his older brother Adam

The War on Cancer - Dr Nick Saunders at The Brisbane Institute  -  May 18, 2008
UQ News,In addition, he will describe how researchers at the Diamantina Institute have gone about identifying novel targets in skin and bone cancers that may prove

For kids, cancer cure can bring heart disease  -  May 15, 2008
Minneapolis Star Tribune,But this is one of the largest such groups ever studied, including survivors of leukemia, lymphoma, kidney tumors, bone cancers and other tumors.

Heart risks high in childhood cancer survivors  -  May 15, 2008
Reuters...which looked at 14358 survivors of childhood leukemia, central nervous system tumors, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, kidney tumors, bone cancers,

Cancer fighting virus  -  Apr 29, 2008
WHOI,Non-soft tissue sarcomas (sometimes referred to as bone cancers) are those that develop in harder structures, like the bone or cartilage.

Hustle and bustle rustle up cheer  -  May 13, 2008
Parramatta Sun,..."The most common form of childhood cancer is leukaemia, but we see children with brain tumours, children with muscle cancers, bone cancers, kidney cancers,

Algeta Appoints Øystein Soug As Chief Financial Officer  -  May 15, 2008
ABN Newswire (press release),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Algeta appoints Øystein Soug as Chief  -  May 15, 2008
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...therapeutic based on the alpha particle emitterradium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancertypes, as well as primary bone cancers.

Adherex signs deal for STS Phase III Data  -  May 14, 2008
RTT News,...with Children's Oncology Group in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy for newly diagnosed germ cell, liver, brain, nerve tissue or bone cancers.

Please find notice of Ordinary General Meeting in Algeta ASA enclosed.  -  Apr 23, 2008
PharmaLive.com (press release),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may target skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well as primary bone cancers.

Algeta ASA - Annual Report 2007  -  Apr 23, 2008
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and maytarget skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well asprimary bone cancers.

Ask Dr. Gott: Explore your treatment options for osteoporosis  -  May 18, 2008
Annapolis Capital,The medication has been found to cause an increased risk of a certain malignant bone cancers in rats and it is not known whether it affects humans in the

Adherex Begins Phase III Trial Of STS In Cisplatin Treatment  -  26 Mar 2008
RTT News,...means of preventing hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy for newly diagnosed germ cell, liver, brain, nerve tissue or bone cancers.

Wilshire Bancorp Appoints Joanne Kim As CEO, Effective April 1 ...  -  26 Mar 2008
RTT News,...of preventing hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy for newly diagnosed germ cell, liver, brain , nerve tissue or bone cancers.

Adherex Activates Phase III Trial With Sodium Thiosulfate In ...  -  26 Mar 2008
Trading Markets (press release),...of preventing hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy for newly diagnosed germ cell, liver, brain , nerve tissue or bone cancers.

Understanding multiple myeloma  -  Mar 8, 2008
Malaysia Star,Unlike other bone cancers, areas around the hands, feet and lower arm/leg are usually spared. Although it is generally reported and published that myeloma

Crufts is Breed Launchpad for Global Canine Cancer Awareness Campaign  -  Mar 5, 2008
PR Newswire (press release),PetScreen has provided financial co-sponsorship for two important MAF canine cancer research studies in spleen and bone cancers.

Cancer Patients Doubled in 6 Years  -  27 Dec 2007
Korea Times,Multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and bone cancers followed with costs reaching 20 million won, 19 million won and 18.6 million won, respectively.

"Frozen to the bone" new way to treat cancer  -  Nov 28, 2007
Xinhua,28 (Xinhuanet) -- The phrase "frozen to the bone" has taken on a whole new meaning because of a new treatment that freezes bone cancers untouched by

Struggle to overcome childhood cancer leaves its mark years later  -  Dec 16, 2007
Chicago Daily Herald,The risk of having never been employed was highest among survivors of brain tumors and bone cancers, who typically go through the most severe treatments,

Algeta provides update on its late  -  Dec 19, 2007
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and maytarget skeletal metastases from multiple cancer types, as well asprimary bone cancers.

Muscle Stem Cells Mechanisms Uncovered  -  Dec 11, 2007
eFluxMediaAdult stem cells have already been used in leukemia treatment and blood or bone cancers, through bone marrow transplants. Considering the fact that adult

RF procedures on the up  -  Dec 11, 2007
Medical Physics Web (Subscription),...more than 21000 RF ablation procedures will be performed in the US this year on patients with liver, kidney, breast, lung and metastatic bone cancers.

Radiofrequency Ablation Growing in Popularity as a Treatment for ...  -  Dec 6, 2007
PR Web (press release),...will be performed in 2007 on patients with liver, kidney, breast, lung, and metastatic bone cancers; by 2012, RFA procedures will reach over 36000.

Radio waves fire up nanotubes embedded in tumors, destroying liver ...  -  Dec 3, 2007
Nanowerk LLC,...complications arise in 10 percent of patients who suffer such damage. Radiofrequency ablation is limited to liver, kidney, breast, lung, and bone cancers.

utah lawmaker calls for more investigation of uranium's impacts  -  Nov 10, 2007
Grand Junction Sentinel,...he said. there now are good studies to link bone cancers, lung and kidney cancers, birth defects and other conditions to radiation exposure,

radio waves fire up nanotubes embedded in tumors, destroying liver ...  -  Nov 1, 2007
Science Daily (press release)...kidney, breast, lung and bone cancers. this research appeared online ahead of december publication in the journal cancer. the research was supported by

algeta reports results for third  -  Nov 8, 2007
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...as well asprimary bone cancers.algeta is also developing other technologies for delivering alphaemitters. these include microparticles, liposomes,

algeta schedules third quarter 2007 presentation and conference call  -  Oct 29, 2007
ABN Newswire (press release),...as well as primary bone cancers. algeta is also developing other technologies for delivering alpha emitters. these include microparticles, liposomes,

cancer victim comes up with a possible alternative to chemo  -  Nov 5, 2007
News-Medical.net,...kidney, breast, lung and bone cancers. the researchers say targeting the nanotubes only at cancer cells is the next major challenge and they are looking



Background information on Bone Cancers [When available]

Osteosarcoma is a malignant bone cancer; together with Ewing's sarcoma it accounts for most primary bone malignancies. There is a preference for the metaphyseal region of tubular long bones. 50% of cases occur around the knee. It is a malignant connective (soft) tissue tumor whose neoplastic cells present osteoblastic differentiation and form tumoral bone.

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