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2014-07-24 08:33:56

ThermoDox® Continues to Demonstrate Impressive Local Response Rate in Refractory Patients LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today positive interim data from its ongoing open-label Phase 2 DIGNITY Trial of ThermoDox® in Recurrent Chest Wall Breast Cancer (RCWBC). The trial is designed to enroll 20 patients at several U.S. clinical sites and is evaluating ThermoDox in combination with mild hyperthermia. Of the 13 patients...

2014-07-11 10:56:11

Massachusetts General Hospital Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to establish cell lines for genetic analysis and drug testing. In the July 11 issue of Science, an MGH research team reports that the cultured cells accurately reflect a tumor's genetic mutation over time and changing susceptibility to therapeutic drugs. "We now...

2014-06-26 08:27:43

- Trial will measure investigational compound's efficacy and safety in patients with HER2-negative breast cancer, associated with BRCA 1, BRCA 2 mutations NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the initiation of a Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888), when added to carboplatin and paclitaxel, two chemotherapeutic medicines, in patients with advanced breast...

2014-06-24 11:18:40

Penn State A virus not known to cause disease kills triple-negative breast cancer cells and killed tumors grown from these cells in mice, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Understanding how the virus kills cancer may lead to new treatments for breast cancer. Adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2) infects humans but is not known to cause sickness. In prior studies, the researchers tested the virus on a variety of breast cancers that represent degrees of...

2014-06-16 12:29:10

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Biomedical, a company focused on the research and development of novel cancer therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSC), today provided a summary of the clinical data presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50(th) annual meeting, held from May 30 to June 3, 2014, in Chicago, IL. Clinical data were presented for BBI608 and BBI503, novel agents targeting cancer stem cells that have been developed by...

2014-06-11 09:58:29

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Dartmouth researchers have found that reducing carbohydrate intake could reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among women whose tumor tissue is positive for the IGF-1 receptor. The study, "Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence Associated with Carbohydrate Intake and Tissue Expression of IGFI Receptor," will appear in the July issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. "There is a growing body of research demonstrating associations between...

2014-06-11 08:29:54

All 9 Out Of 9 Patients Who Have Reached 4 Injections Are Showing Tumor Cell Death, Tumor Shrinkage And/Or Stabilization Of Disease BETHESDA, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, in the ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all types of inoperable solid tumors, all 9 out of 9 patients who have...

2014-06-06 23:05:52

Patients with a particularly stubborn type of breast cancer could potentially benefit by supplementing radiation treatments with a generic, low-cost medication commonly prescribed to treat high cholesterol, according to a new study released today in Stem Cells Translational Medicine. Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Patients with a particularly stubborn type of breast cancer could potentially benefit by supplementing radiation treatments with a generic, low-cost medication commonly...

2014-06-04 15:29:19

Albert Einstein College of Medicine The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)─designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and was published online today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). "Tests assessing metastatic risk can help doctors identify which patients should receive aggressive therapy and which patients should be spared,"...

2014-06-04 11:26:06

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -About 12 percent of older breast cancer patients developed heart failure within three years, often as a result of the cancer drugs and treatments. -Only a third of older breast cancer patients saw a cardiologist within 90 days of developing heart problems. -Those who saw a cardiologist were more likely to receive standard drugs for heart failure than those who didn’t. Only a third of older breast cancer patients saw a cardiologist...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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