Sunday Jul 6
Medical News Today
Potential new treatment for aggressive breast cancer
Researchers have discovered a "viable" new target for the treatment of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Significant discovery could tackle spread of breast cancer
For the first time, researchers from Queen Mary University of London have revealed the molecule I vI26 plays a fundamental role in helping breast cancer cells to grow and spread.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Recent Findings from National Cancer Institute Advance Knowledge in...
To elucidate mechanisms associated with this therapy, targeted ?-particle radiation therapeutic Pb-TCMC-trastuzumab together with paclitaxel was investigated for the treatment of disseminated peritoneal cancers."
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Galena Biopharma Receives Notice of Allowance of Broad U.S. Patent for NeuVax
Galena Biopharma, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care, today announced the notice of allowance of a U.S. Patent for NeuVax covering the use of NeuVax alone or in combination to prevent recurrence of any HER2/neu ... (more)
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Activation of an IL6 Inflammatory Loop Mediates Trastuzumab...
Although inactivation of the PTEN gene has been implicated in the development of resistance to the HER2 targeting antibody trastuzumab, the mechanisms mediating this resistance remain elusive.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Advanced breast cancer: Benefits of Trastuzumab (Herceptin) outweigh the risk of harm
In women with advanced breast cancer, treatment with the breast cancer drug Trastuzumab is associated with prolonged survival but also increases the risk of developing heart problems, a new systematic review shows.
Red meat may raise breast cancer risk
Guys, a loving spouse may save your life, U.S. health officials say. But living with a significant other doesn't appear to confer the same health benefits as marriage.
Two more Roche biologics stolen, say Italian authorities
The EMA said the drugs Avastin and Mabthera have been added to a list of those taken in an ongoing Italian investigation into the supply of stolen medicines.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
New research could provide key to overcoming resistance to HER2 targeted cancer treatments
Scientists from the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin have made a significant discovery of a new biomarker which may help overcome resistance to newer and more targeted anti-cancer drugs, such as Herceptin, for HER2 positive cancers.
Many women with breast cancer get too little exercise
Toddlers who get a newer vaccine that fights four infections in one jab have a slightly increased risk of fever-induced seizure, a large new study confirms.
US News & World Report
Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study
As many as one in 10 women taking the breast cancer drug trastuzumab will experience some type of heart problem, according to new research.
American Heart Association reports many Breast Cancer Patients...
Only a third of older breast cancer patients saw a cardiologist within 90 days of developing heart problems, in a study presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2014 Scientific Sessions.