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2014-09-05 23:03:59

Cross-platform campaign celebrates the collaborative research and innovations in cancer care, and highlights the further efforts needed on the path to finding a cure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Mediaplanet today announces the distribution of the latest edition of “The Fight Against Cancer,” a cross-platform campaign which showcases innovations in cancer research and demands further attention around the topic. The industry has experienced a collaborative surge in research,...

2014-09-02 12:28:59

ZION, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), for meeting the highest standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP(TM)) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the...

2014-07-24 16:27:44

Company's fiscal year will change from December 31 to June 30 VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today that the company's board of directors approved a change of the company's fiscal year from December 31 to June 30. Accordingly, DelMar will file a Transition Form 10K on or before September 30, 2014. Jeffrey Bacha, president and CEO of DelMar stated, "The...

2014-06-27 08:25:15

Oncologists and researchers from across the nation gather for third annual CTCA Review CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer experts from across the country will gather in Chicago on Saturday, July 26 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower for CTCA Review, a medical symposium dedicated to sharing knowledge for the continuous improvement of patient care. This is the third year that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has hosted the event, which features some...

2014-06-17 12:25:01

NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held May 30-June 3 in Chicago. This year, the ASCO Annual Meeting brought together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties to share best practices and the latest research and clinical trial results in oncology. Cancer Network, the...

2014-06-11 20:22:42

Participants Strive to Protect Program for True Safety Net Providers While Guarding Against Abuse from Others WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading health care policy experts from community health centers, patient and clinician specialty groups, industry organizations and academic institutions convened yesterday to discuss challenges in the federal 340B Drug Discount Program, and the importance of preserving aspects that truly serve vulnerable, uninsured and...

2014-06-03 20:21:34

SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced two poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held May 30 through June 3, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Final Results of a Randomized Phase 2 Study Showing the Clinical Benefit of quizartinib (AC220) in...

2014-06-03 12:21:47

University of Colorado Denver ASCO education session focuses on oncologist-pathologist communication As targeted therapies become more available, increasing opportunity exists to match treatments to the genetics of a specific cancer. But in order to make this match, oncologists have to know these genetics. This requires molecular testing of patient samples. An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the...

2014-06-02 16:26:19

- Ceritinib achieved overall response rate of 58.5%, with a median progression-free survival of 8.2 months1 EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced data showing Zykadia((TM) )(ceritinib, previously known as LDK378) shrank tumors in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including those who had received previous treatment with an ALK inhibitor as well as patients receiving one for the first time. Results...

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...


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