Add to MyYahoo RSS

DanaFarber Cancer Institute News

News on DanaFarber Cancer Institute continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

10 hrs ago |

Scientists publish a deep look at DNA mutations in lung cancer

The largest and most comprehensive genomic study of the most common kind of lung cancer has revealed an exhaustive library of mutations carried by tumors, providing information that could help guide scientists' efforts to devise new treatments.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

York residents will ride in Pan-Mass Challenge

Four residents from York will participate in the 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge on August 2-3, the largest single athletic fundraising event in the country.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Washington Post

Dimon's Cancer Has 90% Cure Rate With Demanding Therapy: Health

The type of cancer Jamie Dimon has is curable in as many as 90 percent of cases with a treatment regimen that poses challenges for his demanding work schedule as chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Esophageal Cancer, Oral Cancer

Thu Jun 26, 2014

BioResearch Online

J&J Enters Cancer Research Partnership With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Janssen Biotech recently announced a three year immuno-oncology lung cancer collaboration with the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute's Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Food, J and J Snack Foods, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Lung Cancer

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Business Journal

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center to fund $10 million Janssen Biotech, Dana-Farber partnership

A week after announcing partnerships with six Massachusetts-based companies, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center said it will fund a $10 million partnership with Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to do work on lung cancer immunotherapy drugs.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Lung Cancer, Oncology

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Scientists identify additional challenges in KRAS-driven cancers

Cancers driven by - and dependent on - the potent mutated cancer gene KRAS have an especially poor prognosis, and three decades of scientific attempts have failed to produce drugs that can attack KRAS and halt the tumors' runaway growth.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Frederick, MD

Mon Jun 16, 2014


Cellceutix Clinical Trial Of Anti-Cancer Drug Kevetrin Entering Eighth Cohort

Cellceutix Corporation , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies in oncology, dermatology, and antibiotic applications, is pleased to report that the safety committee overseeing the Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating Cellceutix's lead anti-cancer drug Kevetrin for solid tumors being conducted at Dana-Farber Cancer ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Oncology, Medicine, Dermatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

Medical News

Trovagene enters into clinical collaboration with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Trovagene, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a clinical collaboration with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to investigate the utility of quantitative urine-based mutation detection and the ability to monitor tumor mutation burden and treatment response over time in metastatic melanoma patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Luke, MD, Oncology

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Business Wire

Publicity Club of New England Presents Pan-Mass Challenge with $2,000 Check

Each year, the host of the Bell Ringer Awards selects a charity to donate proceeds from the event.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Hyannis store owners raffle quilt for cancer research

Islands clothing store on Main Street has a new addition to its shelves. Among its usual selection of beach garb and summer accessories hangs a large, brightly colored quilt.


Related Topix: Hyannis, MA, Boston, MA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pembroke, MA


Seattle Jobs