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2014-05-28 04:24:21

LONDON and TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThioBridge(TM) linker to attach cytotoxic payloads to alpha fetoprotein PolyTherics Limited ("PolyTherics"), an Abzena company that provides technologies and services to enable the development of better biopharmaceuticals, today announced a collaboration with Alpha Cancer Technologies Inc. ("ACT"), a Canadian company with a targeted drug delivery platform based on alpha fetoprotein ("AFP"). PolyTherics will produce...

2014-01-27 08:27:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Shinji Satomura, President, and Dr. Henry Wada, CSO of Wako Life Sciences, Inc., received an award from the Northern California Section of AACC for the scientific and technology contribution to clinical chemistry achieved by the development of the uTASWako i30 Immunoanalyzer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/LA52677) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130729/LA53779LOGO-b) "Wako is happy to receive...

2011-12-02 01:39:15

Two studies available in the December issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, have uncovered limitations in screening for primary liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The first study found that, if given the choice during a clinical trial, most patients with cirrhosis prefer surveillance over the possibility of non-screening, therefore making a randomized study of HCC screening not feasible. A second study determined...

2011-08-10 06:44:55

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A new genetic analysis could be used to monitor fetal development; allowing clinicians to determine very early in pregnancy if fetal organ systems are developing normally. Using special technology researchers have established the likelihood of focused fetal gene expression analysis of target genes found in amniotic fluid. Using Standardized NanoArray PCR (SNAP) technology, investigators determined that 7 of the 21 genes tested were expressed differently depending...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wako Diagnostics, a division of Wako Chemicals USA, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the uTASWako i30 instrument with alpha-fetoprotein L3 (AFP-L3) and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) in vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests in the USA. The AFP-L3 and DCP assays are intended for use by healthcare professionals as an aid in the risk assessment of patients with chronic liver disease for...

2010-12-16 13:35:54

RFA highly valuable therapy for controlling cancerous nodules Researchers from Italy determined that radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a safe and effective therapy for managing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhotic patients. The high repeatability of RFA is advantageous in controlling recurrences of cancerous tumors in the liver. Results of this 10-year retrospective study are available in the January 2011 issue of Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the...

2010-06-09 21:26:49

Less than 20 percent of qualified patients are regularly monitored A study conducted by researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine found that fewer than 20% of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) preceded by cirrhosis were monitored for the development of cancer. Full findings of this study are published in the July issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). According to the National Cancer Institute, HCC is the fourth most...

2010-03-16 09:32:48

More than three-fourths of hepatocellular carcinoma patients can't have surgery; intra-arterial yttrium-90 gives patients more time, offers minimally invasive treatment An interventional radiology treatment"”the use of intra-arterial yttrium-90 microspheres for liver cancer (also known as hepatocellular carcinoma)"”shows promise in prolonging life for many patients with this devastating condition, according to researchers at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 35th Annual...


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