Cancer Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Roche??'s Perjeta Regimen Approved In Europe For Use Before Surgery...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BioSpace

    The approval is based on the benefit seen with the Perjeta regimen in achieving pathological complete response in the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer This is the first approval in Europe based on pCR, a clinical endpoint that has allowed Perjeta to be made available to people with this aggressive disease faster than under typical review processes Treating breast cancer early, before it has spread, may improve the chance of preventing the disease from returning and reaching an incurable stage Roche today announced that the European Commission has approved the use of PerjetaA in combination with HerceptinA and chemotherapy for the neoadjuvant treatment of adult patients with HER2-positive, locally advanced, inflammatory, or early stage breast cancer at high risk of recurrence.

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  2. NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Second FDA Orphan Drug...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BioSpace

    The drug product is a formulation of dactinomycin for the treatment of Ewing's sarcoma, a rare type of childhood bone cancer. The FDA granted NanoSmart's Orphan Drug Designation on the basis of a plausible hypothesis that the novel formulation may be clinically superior to the original drug.

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  3. Varian Medical Systems Awarded Major Tender To Equip Network Of Hospitals In Northwest SpainRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BioSpace

    Varian will also be installing its full suite of treatment planning software and oncology information management systems across the network. and we are excited to work closely with the SERGAS group to make the most advanced radiation therapy available to cancer patients in the region," said Under this investment project, the five public hospitals Centro Oncologico de Galicia, Hospital Lucus Augusti de Lugo, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de , Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Vigo and Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Ourense will also be connected within Varian's ARIA network, enabling greater integration and knowledge-sharing between the five departments.

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  4. Genomic Health, Inc. Release: Urology Practice Publishes Study...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BioSpace

    Genomic Health, Inc. Release: Urology Practice Publishes Study Showing Oncotype DX Increases Use Of Active Surveillance In Prostate Cancer Patients By 56 Percent /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. today announced that Urology Practice published results from the second clinical utility study of the Oncotype DXA prostate cancer test, showing that incorporation of the test's Genomic Prostate Score in treatment planning resulted in greater recommendations and acceptance of active surveillance as initial management of prostate cancer in low and low-intermediate risk patients.

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  5. UVic ready to host Run for the CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Oak Bay News

    Oak Bay will again participate in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure taking place Oct. 4 at the University of Victoria. The event, facilitated by a committee of local volunteers, hosted 3,100 participants and raised more than $432,000 for breast cancer research, treatment and prevention last year.

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  6. REVLIMID approved by the European Commission for the treatment of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    ... patients who have received at least one prior therapy. Multiple myeloma is a persistent and life-threatening blood cancer that is characterised by tumour proliferation and suppression of the immune system.1 It is a rare but deadly disease: around ...

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  7. GOES-S sensor gets clean bill of health from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... storm and aid in NOAA's space weather alerts and warnings, The hospital typically uses the proton accelerator for cancer treatment since energy from the protons of atoms can be used to destroy cancer cells. A beam of proton radiation can be very ...

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  8. Dr. Monica Scheel: Sun Prevention for Hawaii AthletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    One in five people will get some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. The rate is higher if you live in Hawaii and magnified further if you are an outdoor athlete.

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  9. Drug patents are a hurdle for the US in trade talksRead the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    ... Love, an activist with Knowledge Ecology International, and his wife, Manon Anne Ress, of the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment, who has cancer, spent the flight to Maui pressing Michael B. Froman, the U.S. trade representative, to secure access ...

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  10. Children's National finds neuroblastoma tumor cure in mice studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    ... for Surgical Care, led the study that was published in PLOS ONE . The work is part of a scientific effort to "advance cancer immunotherapy by understanding how cancer cells change their behavior and activate the immune system," Dr. Sandler says. The ...

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  11. Myles Edward WootenRead the original story

    Friday | Wenatchee World

    Myles Edward Wooten, 75, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 6, 1939 to Weldon and Ressie Wooten in Cash, due to his dad's job transfer with the railroad.

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  12. Expensive haircut for Emily, eight An eight-year-old with hair that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times-series.co.uk

    An eight-year-old with hair that could give Rapunzel for her money has just had a very expensive haircut - but it is all in the name of charity. Emily Bentwood, who lives in Totteridge, chopped 12 inches of her hair off to make a wig for a child who lost their hair during cancer treatment for the Little Princesses Trust.

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  13. $200M Emory Proton Therapy Center falls behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    A more than $200 million medical facility near Emory University Hospital Midtown that would use high-velocity subatomic particles to kill cancer cells is four months behind schedule, the company developing the project said on Monday. A more than $200 million medical facility near Emory University Hospital Midtown that would use high-velocity subatomic particles to kill cancer cells is four months behind schedule, the company developing the project said on Monday.

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  14. Cancer patients lose faith in healthcare system if referred late by GPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    If it takes more than three trips to the GP to be referred for cancer tests, patients are more likely to be dissatisfied with their overall care, eroding confidence in the doctors and nurses who go on to treat and monitor them. These worrying levels of dissatisfaction are based on further analysis of survey data from more than 70,000 cancer patients, by Cancer Research UK scientists at UCL and the University of Cambridge, published today in the European Journal of Cancer Care .* Of the nearly 60,000 survey respondents diagnosed through their GP, almost 13,300 had been seen three or more times before being referred for cancer tests.

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  15. Cancer treatment wait times grow as government cuts Jewish General budget.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CJAD

    According to government numbers obtained by the Montreal Gazette , about one in five cancer patients does not receive radiotherapy treatments within the medically accepted limit of 28 days. Two years ago the hospital had one of the best ratings for access to radiotherapy, now it has the worst.

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  16. Lincolnshire Co-op staff don outrageous wigs for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Lincolnite

    Getting wiggy with it: Have you spotted Lincolnshire Co-op staff in their colourful wigs for charity? Get wiggy with it and share your pictures with us! Visitors to Lincolnshire Co-op stores will be met with a variety of colourful dos today as staff 'get wiggy with it' for charity. Colleagues will be swapping their normal hairstyles for outrageous wigs in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust, Lincolnshire Co-op's charity of the year.

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  17. Award-winner set to launch first charity event for Bowel Cancer supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Elaine Gardner, who was given the all-clear from cancer last year, launched the Dorchester and Weymouth Independent Bowel Cancer Support Group in October. The group aims to provide support to people suffering from bowel cancer, and to their family members, whilst also raising awareness of the disease and money for respective charities who are battling to find a cure for it.

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  18. Bengali film Anubrato Bhalo Achho dwells on the psyche of a cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Director Partha Sen says his upcoming film Anubrato Bhalo Achho, starring versatile actors Ritwik Chakroborty and Swastika Mukherjee, deals more with the psychological effect on a patient and his close ones when diagnosed with cancer. I sought to probe the psychological impact on the protagonist morethan the external changes as the ailment advances.

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  19. Quiz night aims to help Wrexham woman in her cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Flintshire Standard

    A FRIEND of a woman told she has terminal cancer wants to bring the community together by hosting a fundraising quiz in aid of her treatment. Sam Edwards has organised the quiz night to help fund pioneering treatment for 31-year-old Sam Jennings, a Wrexham woman currently undergoing cancer treatment in Germany.

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  20. Study identifies delays in lung cancer treatment due to missed diagnostic testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    New research published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery finds that many patients with suspected lung cancer miss diagnostic testing, leading to delays in treatment for the condition. After the initial identification of suspected lung cancer via X-ray, the researchers found it took an average of 1.5-6 months for the majority of patients to receive surgery.

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