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2014-06-19 09:36:43

The JAMA Network Journals In patients with advanced uveal melanoma, treatment with the agent selumetinib, compared with chemotherapy, resulted in an improved cancer progression-free survival time and tumor response rate, but no improvement in overall survival, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The modest improvement in clinical outcomes was accompanied by a high rate of adverse events. Uveal melanoma arises from melanocytes within the choroid layer of the eye. There...

2014-06-01 08:20:43

New Study Shows Oncotype DX® DCIS Score(TM) Changes Treatment Recommendations for One Out of Three DCIS Patients REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of six studies being presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology(®) (ASCO(®)) Annual Meeting taking place May 30 - June 3 in Chicago, underscoring the practice-changing value of Oncotype DX(®)( )in pre-invasive and invasive breast cancer and colon...

2014-05-20 16:26:25

Two Studies Presented at 2014 AUA Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced the presentation of data showing that its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting metastatic prostate cancer, was able to identify patients that may be spared of radiation therapy after prostate surgery who would have been otherwise classified as high risk based on current clinical practice guidelines. In a separate study,...

2014-05-19 23:02:53

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Adjuvants Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/adjuvants-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Adjuvant oncology treatment comprises of a class of cancer therapeutics which is followed after primary cancer treatment, to minimize the risk of reoccurrence of cancer. The major forms of...

2014-05-14 20:23:48

CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center will present findings from a study that found the presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, ahead of treatment may help predict response to platinum-based chemotherapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer. The data are being presented at the 50(th) American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago....

2014-05-14 08:30:35

Two new clinical utility studies of Decipher published in BJU International and Current Medical Research and Opinion SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced data from two new clinical utility studies demonstrating that Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier significantly changed treatment decisions and increased confidence in treatment decision-making for men considering adjuvant therapy following prostate surgery. The studies are being published...

2014-05-05 08:28:31

New Data Include Results on Oncotype DX's Prognosis of Late Recurrence in Invasive Breast Cancer and Clinical Utility in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that results from nine studies of Oncotype DX(®) in breast, colon, prostate and renal cancer will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology(®) (ASCO(®)) Annual Meeting, taking place May 30 - June 3, 2014 at McCormick Place...

2014-04-24 10:55:15

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new guideline, “The Role of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline,” that details the use of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The guideline’s executive summary is published in the May-June 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO. The full-length guideline is available as an...

2014-04-04 23:36:36

Active research in breast cancer is producing novel targeted drugs at a rapid pace. Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 As the Cancer society continues research for breast cancer, several options have emerged. Of these options three drugs have been approved by the FDA for usage as treatment and no one is more excited than Dr. Mai Brooks. Perjeta (pertuzumab) In September 2013, the FDA approved Perjeta for use in combination with Herceptin (trastuzumab) and docetaxel for the...

2014-04-01 13:06:26

Bottom Line: Taking low doses of aspirin (which inhibits platelet function) after a colon cancer diagnosis appears to be associated with better survival if the tumor cells express HLA class I antigen. Author: Marlies S. Reimers, M.D., Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands, and colleagues. Background: Prior research has suggested aspirin use after a colorectal cancer diagnosis might improve survival. Although the precise mechanism of aspirin's anti-cancer effect is unknown,...


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