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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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.
The ASCO Annual Meeting is the premier annual oncology symposium, bringing together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.