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2008-11-11 09:00:08

Marillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bracco Imaging S.p.A., one of the world's leading companies in the diagnostic imaging business and part of the Bracco Group, announced today that the two companies have entered into a license agreement granting Marillion exclusive worldwide rights to complete clinical development and to commercialize Bracco's 177Lu-AMBA for the treatment of hormone-resistant prostate and advanced (metastatic) breast cancers. According to the World Health Organization...

2008-10-08 09:00:12

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics today announced the launch of deCODE BreastCancer(TM), a new tool for assessing risk of the common forms of breast cancer. For the first time, a woman concerned about breast cancer can speak with her physician about a genetic test to better understand her lifetime risk of developing the common forms of the disease. The common forms of breast cancer result from the interplay of genetic as well as environmental and...

2008-10-08 00:00:17

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics today announced the launch of deCODE BreastCancer(TM), a new tool for assessing risk of the common forms of breast cancer. For the first time, a woman concerned about breast cancer can speak with her physician about a genetic test to better understand her lifetime risk of developing the common forms of the disease. The common forms of breast cancer result from the interplay of genetic as well as environmental and...

2008-08-11 00:00:07

KUALA LUMPUR: More than four out of 10 Malaysians, aged 18 years and above, are physically inactive, according to the 2006 National Health and Morbidity Survey. The survey revealed that the inactivity had led to many falling ill and dying early, suffering from heart diseases, breast, colon and rectal cancers, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. "It is worrying as the majority of those who are inactive are women," Health Minister Datuk Liow Tiong said yesterday. "Last week,...

2007-09-10 06:00:08

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) announced today that it has launched a comprehensive public awareness advertising campaign -- known as the BRACAnalysis(R) Awareness Campaign -- designed to reach women with a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer, and the healthcare providers that treat them. It is estimated that there are more than a million people in the United States with inherited genetic mutations predisposing them to an increased risk of cancer. It is estimated that fewer...

2005-07-13 15:15:00

BOSTON - Using a super-efficient method they invented to search for a type of cancer-related change in all genes of a cell, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers have discovered new evidence about how the "microenvironment" of breast cancers helps drive the cancers' growth and migration. The scientists found that non-cancerous cells surrounding young breast cancers -- the microenvironment -- undergo epigenetic modifications. (Epigenetic modifications affect genetic function and are passed...


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