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Nordic Nanovector a " Preliminary Result of the Subsequent Offering

The Offering was oversubscribed. Final result of the Offering is expected to be announced on or about 16 September 2014.


Related Topix: Health

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Improved Survival Shown in Early-Stage Hodgkin's Disease Patients Who Receive Radiation Therapy

Patients with stage I and II Hodgkin's Disease who receive consolidated radiation therapy have a higher 10-year survival rate of 84 percent, compared to 76 percent for patients who did not receive RT; and, the data also shows a decrease in utilization of RT, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Kaplan, Education

The Winnipeg Free Press

Running to beat cancer

Hundreds of people - many with family or friends who fought or are fighting cancercer - laced up their shoes and joined in the annual Terry Fox Run today. In Winnipeg, Lindsey McKenty said she was thinking of family members who have died of cancer as she ran the five-kilometre course through Assiniboine Park.


Related Topix: Health


Ulrika Dandekar, from Solihull. (Inset) Ulrika before her ilness and (below) undergoing treatment

The Solihull 21-year-old has been readmitted to hospital after discovering more than 15 cancerous lumps on her body For Ulrika, aged 21, from Solihull, has been readmitted to hospital after discovering more than 15 cancerous lumps on her body. She has undergone another round of chemotherapy in the hope of combating the cancer, called Anaplastic Lymphoma, at Heartlands Hospital, and will have to wait at least two weeks before she will find out if it's worked.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Rizzo's 'Walk off for Cancer' helping families fight

Laurie Rizzo knows how fortunate her family was to have the Red Sox help when her son, current Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo , was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2008. It's why they created the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, and why their "Walk off for Cancer" is so important.


Related Topix: Hodgkin's Disease, Health, Parkland, FL, Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Sister's same day cancer diagnosis

WHEN Tara Deacon went to hospital with "the flu", she never thought she and sister Jade would be diagnosed with the same cancer on the same day. Zheng Gang was found dead in a sperm bank after making too many 'donations'.


Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Oceania

Patient forced to consider motherhood

Monica Stubbs was only 23 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and had to make a hasty decision about motherhood. But having her eggs frozen was not publicly funded at the time and she could not afford to pay the $9000 to undergo the treatment privately.


Related Topix: Health, Motherhood, Family

HIV and Hepatitis

ICAAC 2014: New Drug Isavuconazole Is Effective Against Opportunistic Fungal Infections

A new antifungal drug, isavuconazole, matched the efficacy of voriconazole for treatment of invasive fungal infections in cancer patients with compromised immunity, but with fewer side effects, researchers reported at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy last week in Washington, DC.Isavuconazole was shown to be effective against various fungal infections that act as opportunistic illnesses in people with HIV/AIDS, including Aspergillus , Candida , and Cryptococcus. Isavuconazole is a triazole antifungal being developed by Astellas and Basilea Pharmaceutica International, available in oral and intravenous formulations; it is under evaluation for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Candida & Candidosis, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Johns Hopkins University, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Wine Business Online

ZD Wines and Patrick Dempsey to Host Napa Valley Fundraiser Benefiting Cancer Charities

Napa, CA Set to be hosted by ZD Wines and Patrick Dempsey in California's world-renowned Napa Valley on Oct. 18, the inaugural Crush Challenge presented by Amgen is a wine, food and cycling experience benefiting three outstanding charities; the deLeuze Family Endowment for a Non-Toxic Cure for Lymphoma , the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing and Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer . All net revenue from ticket sales and silent auction proceeds will be passed on to these charities to help raise awareness for each cause.


Related Topix: Amgen, Napa, CA, Health

The Reporter

Cancer-stricken Vacaville boy sparks blanket donation

As ACE Charter fifth-grader Meghan Creighton works, Ashton Riley, 10, an ACE fourth-grader who suffers from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, helps on Friday to tie together, with several dozen schoolmates doing the same, sets of fleece blankets destined for delivery to Children's Hospital Oakland, where he was once a patient. Richard Bammer -- The Reporter When you're a kid facing a long stay in the hospital, the best present may be a smartphone or tablet computer loaded with online games.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Vacaville, CA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

Teen Battling Cancer Honored At His High School Football Team's Home Opener

It's not every day a freshman meets the Marple Newtown football team out on the field for their home opener. "They gave us so much love and support and that's what gets us through every day at the hospital," mother Melissa Shelly said.


Related Topix: Health

Coquitlam Now

Honouring a friend's legacy

Friends will gather in Port Moody's Rocky Point Park on Oct. 4 to take part in a Light the Night Memorial Walk. Established by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, the walk will honour the memory of Tanya Aspeleiter, who died of leukemia earlier this year.


Related Topix: Health, Leukemia

In El Dorado County

Benefit Pasta Dinner for Local Lady with Hodgkins Lymphoma, stage 2

Kandi Sahaj, age 36, was recently diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, stage 2. She attended Camino School when she was younger and now her son Brandon attends. A long-time Camino resident.


Related Topix: Camino, CA, Placerville, CA

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Miller Woman Thankful For Support Following Cancer Battle

We shared the story of Megan Meier earlier this year as she received treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma. She's now cancer free.


Related Topix: Hodgkin's Disease, Health

Business News

Bernie Madoff's son leaves over $15m to family in will

Andrew Madoff , the son of convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff , left more than $15 million in property to his children, wife and fiancee in his will following his death from lymphoma this month. Madoff left all of his tangible personal property to his daughters, Emily and Anne, and one-third of his estate to his estranged wife, Deborah West, according to the will.


Related Topix: Bernie Madoff, Health

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Celgene's Stock is up 11% in 2014

That's good enough to outpace the S&P 500, which has returned just shy of 10%, but not good enough to outperform Celgene's Nasdaq biotechnology index peers, which have returned more than 20%. Since Celgene is one of biotech's biggest companies, generating more than $6 billion in sales and over a billion dollars in annual profit, let's take a look at what's behind Celgene's stock price performance this year.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

The Motley Fool

Why Gilead Sciences Stock Is Up 40% in 2014

Shares in the company's stock have returned 40% this year, outpacing both the S&P 500 index's 10% return and the Nasdaq Biotechnology index's 19% return. That's an impressive performance, particularly for a company boasting a market cap of over $160 billion.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Health, Leukemia

Seeking Alpha

In A Quiet Week, Affimed Therapeutics IPO Could Garner Investor Interest

AFMD, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engaged in the development of cancer immunotherapies, plans to raise $75 million in its upcoming IPO, set to price Thursday night. AFMD is still far from commercializing of its products; however, we suspect the firm's successful early trial results for AFM13 will attract investor interest.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, World News, Germany, Oncology, Leukemia


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Northern California Light The Night...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Northern California Light The Night Walk Campaign To Kick Off With San Francisco Walk At AT&T Park /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Northern California Chapter will be kicking off its 2014 Light The NightA Walk campaign with the San Francisco Walk on at AT&T Park. The Light The Night Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign from LLS, which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors and loved ones lost to the disease.


Related Topix: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Charitable Organizations

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the US ...

This new report from the author contains 567 pages, 50 tables, and presents a comprehensive analysis of the US hospital tumor market testing market, including: - Major issues pertaining to te French hospital laboratory practice, as well as key economic, regulatory, demographic, social and technological trends with significant market impact during the next five years. - Mortality statistics and scientific views on the etiology of major types of cancer, e.g., lung, colorectal, breast, prostatic, pancreatic, leukemia, lymphoma, gastrointestinal, bladder, liver, ovarian, testicular, oral, skin and others.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health