Recent research conducted by the United States National Cancer Institute and Cornell University demonstrated that administering reovirus in combination with various chemotherapeutic agents potentiates, or enhances tumour-killing, thus preventing the cancer cells from developing drug resistance," said Dr.
LOS ANGELES -- Chemotherapy during pregnancy may not lead to an elevated rate of fetal malformations if it is given after the first trimester, according to a report on the first 619 cases entered into the federal Registry of Pregnancies Exposed to Chemotherapeutic Agents.
The adverse event profile of intratumour bleomycin with electroporation treatment differed greatly from systemic bleomycin and other current chemotherapeutic agents used in HNSCC, with fewer systemic side effects than other means of administering bleomycin.
We believe that the development of a drug that regulates hair follicle activity in the presence of damaging chemotherapeutic agents may be beneficial to patients who undergo cancer treatment," Ashley said.
This patent covers methods and compositions for reducing toxicity of a toxic agent in which a polysaccharide (carbohydrate) galactomannan is co-administered with a chemotherapeutic agent in a liquid or powder formulation to reduce toxicity of the agent.