CLINICAL STUDIES

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Study: Supplements Put Chemotherapy Patients at Risk for Serious Medication Interaction

The use of herbs and supplements remains prevalent among patients with cancer and may place them at risk for potential medication interactions both during chemotherapy and after the completion of treatment.

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Biological Factors May Play Role in Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.

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Returning Home to Receive Pioneering Treatment

A Colorado woman enrolled in a UH clinical trial that combines immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery for treatment of a recurrent brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme.

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Study Aims To Solve Special Problem for COVID-19 Patients With Diabetes

As many as 20 percent of COVID-19 patients being treated in the ICU may have diabetes, according to recent studies, making management of their glucose levels a vital concern.

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Easing Early Arthritis with Stem Cells

An orthopedic specialist describes how some stem cell treatments outside a hospital setting may not offer a comparable level of quality.

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Understanding Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

Keeping up on the latest medical research can be a benefit, but the sheer amount of information – and the sometimes contradictory results – can be wearying.

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Clinical Trial Studies Treating Brain Tumor with Genetically Modified Poliovirus

A new clinical trial is looking into validating whether a modified version of the virus that causes polio can impact the survival rates of people with glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly cancer of the brain.

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Clinical Trial Investigates New Gene Therapy for Brain Tumors

A clinical trial is exploring a new treatment that ultimately may help turn those with a certain type of deadly brain cancer into patients with a much better prognosis.

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