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2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Onxeo Strengthens Beleodaq Patent Protection in the U.S. Until 2027

SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs for orphan oncology diseases, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office will grant a new patent for Beleodaq on September 16th 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Lymphoma, Health

6 hrs ago | Bio IT World

Berg and the Pursuit of the Body's Hidden Drugs

Here are a few facts about Berg, a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company headquartered in Framingham, MA, that seem calculated to set off all the alarm bells in the head of a skeptical observer: The president and CTO, Niven Narain, claims that his company can cut the time and cost of bringing a new drug to market in half.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

21ST Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion ...

The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes included elsewhere in this Form 10-Q.


Related Topix: Medicine

15 hrs ago | Oncogene

Wig-1 regulates cell cycle arrest and cell death through the p53 targets FAS and 14-3-3I

Correspondence: Professor KG Wiman, Cancer Center Karolinska , Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institute, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden.


Related Topix: Medicine, Sweden, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Four Boston oncologists receive $250,000 grants to pursue cancer research

Four Boston oncologists have each received a $250,000 two-year grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand as part of a $5.25 million donation to doctors and researchers throughout the country.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts General Hospital, DanaFarber Cancer Institute

Salisbury Journal

A 160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a A 160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund , the Department of Health said today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Depression, Nursing, Lung Cancer

Sys-Con Media

Medical Affairs Reputations in Oncology: Oncologists Rate Key Products and Companies

As the oncology drug market continues to face significant road bumps in terms of development costs and pricing requirements, the role of Medical Affairs teams working with oncologists becomes ever more critical.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

The Ephrata Review

Breast cancer patient helping others

At this time last year, Vicki Wilson of Lititz had completed six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer and was preparing for a grueling regimen of 34 radiation therapy treatments.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Lititz, PA, Ephrata, PA, Opinion


Aspirin the wonder drug: some food for thought

So far it has been an unusually warm and sunny summer in the United Kingdom, but unfortunately this clement weather has not been matched by the news coverage of world events, which for months has been overcast and stormy as war and tragedy have stalked Europe and the Middle East.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Stroke, Heart Attack, Health

Seeking Alpha

With An Iffy Non-Oncology Pipeline, Roche Pays Up For InterMune

Roche comes out on top in what was rumored to be a multi-party bidding process for InterMune, agreeing to pay over $8 billion for the developer of Esbriet .


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, InterMune, Startups, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

MMC cancer center hits high mark with accreditation of cancer-treatment programs

Sun-News Oncology pharmacist Marina Patterson mixes chemotherapy medication at Memorial Medical Center Cancer Center in Las Cruces on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Las Cruces, NM, Surgery, Ovarian Cancer

Science Daily

RNA sequence could help doctors to tailor unique prostate cancer treatment programs

Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

New tool to probe cancer's molecular make-up

Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Lung Cancer, bladder cancer

Annals Of Internal Medicine

My Kind of Medicine

Current Occupation: Director of Clinical Research Director of Plasma Cell Disorders Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Levine Cancer Institute Charlotte, North Carolina Cancer-one of the most emotionally-charged words in the English language-is a frightening diagnosis and a debilitating disease.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine, Hematology, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

JMP Securities Initiates Coverage on Loxo Oncology

The firm set an "outperform" rating on the stock. Loxo Oncology opened at 13.05 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Healthcare assistant to skydive for cancer charity after terminal diagnosis

Sky diving team Alison Bartlett, Terri-Ann Baker, Sue Downs and Paul Camilleri who are raising money for the haematology and oncology department at Peterborough City Hospital.


Related Topix: Hematology, Medicine, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Health, Breast Cancer

Mon Aug 25, 2014


APHON Celebrates 5th Annual Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day

Chicago : The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses is pleased to celebrate the 5th annual Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day on September 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Hematology

Seeking Alpha

Celldex Offers A Broad Portfolio Of Oncology Solutions

Celldex' ACT-IV pivotal Phase III trial is fast approaching complete enrollment and will now read out in advance of Northwest Biotherapeutics DCVax-L registration study.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Biotech, Avant Immunotherapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Hampton, NJ

Science Daily

Predicting aggressive lymphoma

A new statistical genetic analysis can detect when lymphoma will be aggressive, researchers report, thereby, allowing treatment to be initiated in time.


Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Norway, Europe, World News