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Agendia Announces New Agreement with Daiichi Sankyo to Support Oncology Drug Development

IRVINE, Calif. & AMSTERDAM -- -- Agendia today announced a new agreement with Daiichi Sankyo regarding oncology drug development and personalized medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Irvine, CA, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Apr 24, 2014


North Wales AM makes plea to fund breast cancer drug that could prolong life

Welsh Conservative shadow health minister Darren Millar said that breast cancer patients in Wales would lose out on the drug Kadcyla A new breast cancer drug which can extend a patient's life by six months will be harder to access in Wales, an AM warned yesterday.


Related Topix: Breast Cancer, Health, Medicine

Science Daily

Why does breast cancer often spread to the lung? Experts explain

New research shows why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the lung. The breast cancer stem cell has been shown to be responsible for metastasis in animal models, particularly to the lung.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Scans show Kenyon making progess in cancer fight

The news Pam Kenyon has received from her doctors this week continues to be positive, as the long-time Coast Union varsity volleyball coach inches closer to winning her battle with colon cancer.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Cambria, CA


The end of chemo: Safer ways to fight cancer

When 14-year-old Nick Wilkins' leukemia resisted chemotherapy, radiation and a bone marrow transplant, his doctors turned to the real pros: Nick's own immune cells.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Hematology, Healthcare Law, Law, Genetics

Hispanic Business

Advaxis to Present at 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

The two abstracts, which have been selected for inclusion in the General Poster Session: Gynecologic Cancer, in S Hall A2, on , include: ADXS11-001 immunotherapy targeting HPV-E7: Final results from a phase 2 study in Indian women with recurrent cervical cancer ; Author: A phase 2 study of live-attenuated listeria monocytogenes cancer immunotherapy ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Cervical Cancer, Health

Medical News Today

Death rates from pancreatic cancer are rising while rates for all...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Bayer Receives CancerCareA Honor at 70th Anniversary Celebration Gala

The award was presented by journalist and cancer advocate Bayer has a long-standing commitment to Cancer Care's mission of providing free support services to individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Biotech, Bayer AG, Medicine

The Washington Post

Pharma Plan in Deal Frenzy Is to Be Best, First or Move On

That's the strategy the drug industry is following in a wave of deals where small companies are getting bigger and the big ones are getting smaller.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Cancer, Health, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly

Crown Bioscience Passes 1000 Model Mark in PDX Collection for Oncology Drug Discovery

The HuPrime model collection, many of which are maintained 'in life', enable drug discovery companies to run Clinical Trial-like studies, or HuTrialTM, using human surrogate models in mice.


Related Topix: Startups, Crown Bioscience, Medicine, Genetics, Science, Computer Science

The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Medicaid

Applied Clinical Trials

Generex Announces Antigen Express AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Abstract ...

The ASCO Annual Meeting is the premier annual oncology symposium, bringing together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Biotech, Generex Biotechnology, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer

The Washington Post

Novartis Cancer Move Adds Spice to Crosstown Roche Rivalry

Sitting just two miles apart on opposite banks of the Rhine river in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis AG and Roche Holding AG have long had a complex crosstown rivalry.


Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Novartis AG, Healthcare Industry, Genentech, Startups, France, World News,

The Daily News

Driver of Love

For nine years, Donna Claire Newman and her red four-door Toyota Matrix have been ferrying cancer patients to their doctor and therapy appointments around Memphis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Tennessee

Tue Apr 22, 2014


FDA discourages use of morcellators in removal of uterine fibroids

The US Food and Drug Administration has suggested that surgeons refrain from using tissue-grinding tools to remove uteruses or uterine growths because they increase the risk of spreading undetected cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Food and Drug Administration, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Sarcoma, Health

Messenger Newspapers

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer


Man recovering from rare cancer diagnosis

An Omaha man is dealing with a very rare form of cancer that only two out of a million people get diagnosed with each year, but he's not alone.


Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health


Sentinel Oncology And Oncothyreon Inc. Collaborate To Develop And...

Cambridge, UK, 22nd April 2014: Sentinel Oncology Ltd. , the small molecule drug discovery company, today announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Oncothyreon Inc. for development of Sentinel's Checkpoint Kinase 1 programme.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Biomira, Healthcare Industry, Cancer, Health


Should doctors care what treatments cost?

When a particularly effective medical treatment also turns out to be particularly expensive, it creates a quandary for the insurers and patients who foot the bill.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Hepatitis

Medical Center director: 'we have been too customer friendly for the business'

Today's headlines are full of alarm bells about the American health care system.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Fitchburg, MA, Worcester County, MA