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2014-05-15 08:32:30

First Case Study Announced While Broader Data Being Collected; Evidence Indicates Substantial Tumor Necrosis and Initial Tumor Regression BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today provided an initial patient case study, showing signs of tumor necrosis (tumor death) and initial tumor regression, from the Company's ongoing...

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....

2014-05-08 09:30:29

AURORA, the first international molecular screening program for metastatic breast cancer, presented at IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference While research has made great strides in recent decades to improve and significantly extend the lives of patients with early breast cancer, the needs of patients with advanced or metastatic disease have largely been ignored. Moreover, despite the fact that the overall breast cancer death rate has dropped steadily over the last decade and significant...

2014-05-02 08:25:16

Large Study Published in The Oncologist Underscores Test's Value in Guiding Treatment Decisions REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that The Oncologist published positive results from an Oncotype DX(®) colon cancer decision impact study, demonstrating that Recurrence Score(®) results changed treatment recommendations in 45 percent of stage II colon cancer patients. The study was conducted in collaboration with the...

2014-05-01 23:07:27

Cianna Medical: Early-stage breast cancer treatment enables more women to opt for partial breast radiation. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the results of a trial examining the long-term side effects of strut-based brachytherapy for early-stage breast cancer. According to researchers, treatment with SAVI® breast brachytherapy resulted in very low rates of late toxicities, even in patients with minimal space...

2014-04-28 23:09:34

Austin-based tech company, Photetica, is now in the clinical trial phase with its newest medical device, Lazarus, and has launched a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo to support clinical studies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Lazarus, the patented medical technology designed to prevent and reverse chemotherapy side effects during breast cancer treatment, today announced their global launch to secure funds for clinical trials through Indiegogo. Photetica has been working on...

2014-04-23 12:29:08

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that two abstracts in respect of results of the on-going Phase II study of a novel cancer vaccine designed to prevent relapse in patients who have had breast cancer will be presented at this year's American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago from May 30 to June 3, 2014. The ASCO Annual Meeting is the...

2014-04-22 08:33:31

Company to Report On Science And Progress Of DCVax-Direct Trial At World's Largest Cancer Conference BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that ASCO (the American Society for Clinical Oncology) has announced in its Annual Meeting program that the Company will present its DCVax-Direct clinical trial and technology...

2014-04-08 13:04:46

Trial identifies breast cancer patients likely to benefit from experimental drug In an innovative clinical trial led by UC San Francisco, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed, high-risk breast cancer. Additionally, researchers learned that an algorithm used in the adaptive, randomized trial known as I-SPY 2 was highly effective at predicting the success of the treatment regimen in the...

2014-04-08 12:32:28

Champions TumorGrafts(TM) Provide Accurate Predictions of Treatments' Efficacy in 81 Percent of Evaluated Patients with Advanced Sarcoma HACKENSACK, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data published in Cancer show the use of personalized patient-derived xenografts, or mouse avatars, accurately predicted treatment efficacy in all evaluated patients with advanced sarcoma. The results support the predictive capabilities of Champions TumorGrafts®, developed by Champions Oncology (OTC:...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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