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2014-06-10 08:29:59

- Transaction Forms Fully-Integrated Oncology Discovery and Development Company LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Celsion) (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, and EGEN, Inc. (EGEN), a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nucleic acid-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other difficult to treat diseases, today announced the signing of a definitive asset purchase...

2014-03-19 23:26:27

A new study indicates that an investigational drug for relapsed Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma called pixantrone (Pixuvri) is safer for the heart than the current front-line treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Research published in Reproductive Toxicology and reported by the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center suggests that there may be a better treatment option for people with relapsed or refractory (recurrent) aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients who...

2014-03-07 23:21:39

A new article in a top medical journal says appropriate use of a safer chemotherapy drug could open up more treatment options for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center is reporting on a new article published in Leukemia & Lymphoma journal suggesting that an alternative to a popular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma drug can reduce the risk of heart problems and help more patients. This is especially good news for elderly...

2013-06-10 11:19:42

MRI scans of children who have had chemotherapy can detect early changes in their hearts finds research in biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Chemotherapy with anthracyclines, such as Doxorubicin, is one of the most effective treatments against many types of cancer, including leukaemia and Hodgkin's lymphoma, breast, lung, and ovarian cancer. However it can also lead to irreversible heart damage, which may not be apparent until several years...

2012-08-31 13:47:57

Cancer Research Network studies anthracycline and trastuzumab in real-world care Women who have breast cancer and are treated with two chemotherapy drugs may experience more cardiac problems like heart failure than shown in previous studies, according to a new Cancer Research Network study by Group Health researchers and others in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study is significant because more and more women are surviving longer with breast cancer, so it's becoming a...


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