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Curie-Cancer, the body responsible for developing Institut Curie's industry partnership activity, and Strand Scientific Intelligence, Inc. announce the launch of the Curie Image Database , a breakthrough image analysis and management platform that they developed jointly over the last two years at the Cell and Tissue Imaging Core Facility of the ... (more)
Igenica, Inc., a company focused on the discovery and development of innovative antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of oncology expert and former Genentech executive Gwen A. Fyfe, M.D., as an independent member of the company's Board of Directors.
A Phase I trial of endoxifen, an active metabolite of the cancer drug tamoxifen, indicates that the experimental drug is safe, with early evidence for anti-tumor activity.
ONCOLOGY patients in Warrnambool will be a lot more involved in their treatment with the help of new medical equipment.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Tuesday its new Chief Executive would be Susan Desmond-Hellmann, an oncologist and public health expert who is currently the chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco .
Madhavi Latha R. Kambam joined the medical staff of New York Oncology Hematology , the Capital Region's leading provider of community-based cancer care services.
Cole Merle has always had a heart for service. But the kids the 6-year-old is choosing to help with his latest effort are a little closer to his heart.
Doctors who would choose hospice care for themselves if they were dying from cancer are more likely to discuss such care with patients in that situation, a new study finds.
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Patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme treated with an experimental vaccine made from the patient's own resected tumor tissue showed an improved survival compared with historical patients who received the standard of care alone, according to an analysis of a phase 2 trial of this vaccine that was recently published in the journal ... (more)
St. Joseph Hospital today announced that it will have some top-notch help in tackling cancer care, research, training and education.
Dr. J. Thaddeus Beck, of Highlands Oncology Group , has been published in Current Medical Research & Opinion.
HCG Pinkathon, International Women's 10K Run, was held in Mumbai today, to create awareness on breast cancer and promote health & fitness among women.
OncoSec Medical Inc. , a company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy to treat solid tumors, today announced positive interim data from its ongoing Phase 2 trial of OMS-I100 in the treatment of metastatic melanoma.
Additionally, the median overall survival was approximately eleven months. This compares favorably to the expected median survival for recurrent Glioblastoma multiforme patients of three to nine months1-7.
Rick earned his master's degree in social work at Michigan State University and worked for two years as a medical social worker.