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2014-02-10 12:26:14

GOSSELIES, Belgium, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iTeos Therapeutics SA today announced the filing of the Company's first patent applications protecting proprietary inhibitors of the intracellular enzyme TDO2, which is expressed at high levels in specific cancers. iTeos Therapeutics has collaborated with Ludwig Cancer Research over the last year to identify small molecule inhibitors of the enzyme that display nanomolar potency, good selectivity, favorable pharmacokinetics...

2014-02-03 12:29:37

Co-inventors of ATM technology joining company as General Manager of the ATM Program, Scientific Advisory Panel member, respectively SYDNEY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT; NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology drug development company, today announced the appointments of Justine Stehn, PhD and Professor Peter Gunning, PhD to roles within the Company. Dr. Stehn and Professor Gunning are the co-inventors of the anti-tropomyosin (ATM) drug technology platform that Novogen...

2014-01-30 12:28:09

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today that its collaboration with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has resulted in establishment of a regulatory path for Xilonix(TM) registration in the European Union for the treatment of colorectal cancer. XBiotech AG will soon launch its Phase III registration study in Europe to evaluate Xilonix in patients with treatment-resistant colorectal cancer. Cancer treatment centers in at least 6 countries will be involved...

2014-01-29 16:28:12

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5s2nhx/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition a new report "Drug Delivery in Cancer - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5s2nhx/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Drug delivery remains a challenge in management of cancer. Approximately 12.5...

2014-01-29 13:16:56

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics shows that patients taking crizotinib for ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer may safely and durably use up to three courses of targeted radiation therapy to eradicate pockets of drug-resistant disease. Eliminating these pockets of resistant disease allows patients to continue treating the overall condition with crizotinib, leading to improved 2-year survival rates...

2014-01-27 08:27:57

Dr. Marnix Bosch To Describe DCVax-Direct Technology And Program BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing non-toxic DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that Dr. Marnix Bosch, Chief Technical Officer of NW Bio, will make a presentation concerning NW Bio's DCVax-Direct Phase I/II Trial for inoperable solid tumor cancers at Phacilitate's Washington...

2014-01-27 08:27:54

Trial to evaluate ID-G100 in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced treatment of the first patient in a Phase 1 clinical trial of ID-G100 in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/SF87058LOGO)...

2014-01-24 13:27:45

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have developed a mathematical model to predict how a patient's tumor is likely to behave and which of several possible treatments is most likely to be effective. Reporting in the journal Cell Reports, researchers combined several types of data from pre- and post-treatment biopsies of breast tumors to obtain a molecular picture of how the cancer evolved as a result of chemotherapy. "Better understanding of tumor evolution is key to improving the...

2014-01-24 11:25:34

Results on test of Idelalisib suggest CLL may be treated without toxic chemotherapy Use of a twice-daily pill could turn a deadly blood cancer into a highly treatable disease, according to scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College who led a multinational research team. Their findings on the therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), reported in the Jan. 22 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, suggest that patients may be able to avoid having to take debilitating...

2014-01-17 23:03:13

In response to an article published by CBS Philly, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, elaborates on a new, cap-like device that helps treat brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by CBS Philly on January 14, 2014 which reports on a new device worn by a brain cancer patient that can help treat...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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