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2014-08-26 12:28:30

10-Member Team to Focus on Increasing Nurse Awareness of Occupational Hazards and Safety PORT WASHINGTON, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (www.equashield.com [ \\lonpivdocs\Ari.ARI-E5430\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Outlook\AKYIJ1DQ\www.equashield.com ]), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today it has appointed a nurse advisory council comprised of ten top nurses...

2014-08-25 12:24:54

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - will provide pro-bono media relations assistance to promote Alex's Arcade, a non-profit organization whose goal is to make chemotherapy treatments and hospital stays easier for children to endure by providing them with video games and equipment to give them a sense of comfort. "We are thrilled to be...

2014-08-21 16:24:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruckner Oncology has initiated an FDA approved Phase II-III clinical trial which adds Vitamin C to chemotherapy "core" regimens (GFLIO and GFLIO-D) for patients with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer (APC). Vitamin C was selected for study because there has never been a formal clinical trial of this frequently used, off label vitamin which has long been credited with improving safety and quality of life during chemotherapy....

2014-08-21 08:28:35

Japanese Society of Neuro-Oncology calls for rapid approval by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHLW) ST. HELIER, Jersey, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that it has submitted the registration dossier for Pre-Market Approval (PMA) of the NovoTTF-100A System to treat recurrent glioblastoma to the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency (PMDA). Glioblastoma is the most common and deadly form of primary...

2014-08-19 16:29:12

GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with hereditary breast cancer that is metastatic, meaning it has spread to other parts of the...

2014-08-15 23:07:08

Simvastatin Could Boost Effectiveness of Chemotherapy Drug Pemetrexed DALLAS (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 A team of Korean researchers has found that a drug normally used to lower cholesterol could also help a commonly used chemotherapy medication kill malignant mesothelioma cells, the mesothelioma law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The results of the research team’s work was published in the latest issue of the International Journal of Oncology....

2014-08-14 08:30:20

Company Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection in Additional Global Market DALLAS and NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), an emerging biopharmaceutical company, has received notification from the Japan Patent Office that a patent for MuGard and ProctiGard has been granted. The patent covers a wide range of liquid formulations for the prevention and treatment of mucosal diseases and disorders. "Following our recent European...

2014-08-11 08:29:09

Patented Technology Enables Accurate Delivery of a Chemotherapeutic Drug to Targeted Tumor Cells, Reducing Drug-related Toxicity without Sacrificing Therapeutic Impact SYDNEY, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnGeneIC, Ltd., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on revolutionizing the treatment of cancer through the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents directly to cancer cells, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent No....

2014-08-05 00:21:04

Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic...

2014-07-30 08:33:42

DALLAS and NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a developer of new products for oncology supportive care, announced that its novel product for oral mucositis, MuGard(®), has been featured in an article on OncLive.com titled, "Study Finds Mouth Rinse Alleviates Oral Mucositis Symptoms in Head and Neck Cancers." Dr. Steve Sonis, a leading expert in oral mucositis, provides insight on the growing demand seen in the oncology community for...


Latest chemotherapy Reference Libraries

Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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