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2014-10-16 23:03:38

Lawrence Livermore biomedical researcher Mike Malfatti is working with two researchers at the University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center to leverage dramatic advances in biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to see how cancer patients respond to the chemotherapeutic drug carboplatin. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Buoyed by several dramatic advances, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists think they can tackle biological science in a...

2014-10-14 12:30:20

CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed a new technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the odds for preventing eye loss, blindness or death in children with advanced forms of the disease. Treatments for retinoblastoma have progressed dramatically in recent years, one being a procedure called ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy. A tiny catheter is inserted into an artery...

2014-10-14 08:33:18

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas Inc., a Life Science company accelerating the development and commercialization of next-generation microinvasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies, announced today that US Patent No. 8,834,544 has issued to the Company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151744 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151743LOGO The patent, entitled "Photodynamic Therapy for Tumors...

2014-10-13 08:26:31

-- First New Fixed Combination Targeting Two Critical Pathways Involved in CINV -- LUGANO, Switzerland and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group and Eisai Inc. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AKYNZEO(®) for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of cancer chemotherapy, including, but not limited to, highly emetogenic chemotherapy. AKYNZEO is the first approved fixed...

2014-10-07 23:00:40

Canada Cancer and Aging Research Laboratory (CCARL) launched in Lethbridge to provide personalized diagnostic and medical solutions for cancer treatment and to develop diagnostic criteria and therapeutic approaches to combat age-related diseases and aging itself. Lethbridge, AB, Canada (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Canada Cancer and Aging Research Laboratory (CCARL) today announced the launch of its personalized medicine and research programs in Canada. The company plans to unfold its...

2014-10-06 23:00:15

Scientists say targeting an estrogen receptor in the nuclei of cancer cells may make them more sensitive to chemotherapy, without increasing side effects. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Researchers in Italy and Sweden have released a report on a method for boosting the effectiveness of chemotherapy for mesothelioma, without increasing toxicity. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Research scientists at the University of Piemonte...

2014-10-02 12:28:35

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 SummaryGlobal Markets Direct's, 'Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Chemotherapy Induced Anemia's therapeutic pipeline.This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Chemotherapy Induced Anemia, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action...

2014-10-02 08:24:49

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare cancer patients need access to innovative cancer drugs A consensus paper published in the Annals of Oncology today by Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) calls for new methodologies to be applied to clinical studies in rare cancers. RCE - a multi-stakeholder initiative representing patient associations, medical societies and industry - is calling both the community of researchers and European authorities to address...

2014-10-01 23:11:25

I.C.O.N. professional products create new micro-line and true problem solver to cure hair textures of all kinds. Created to help the fight against breast cancer, the hair of those affected by the disease and the most unruly tresses of everyday heads, CURE by Chiara heals all. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Behind every great product is usually a life altering story, rife with dilemma and no solution in sight. I.C.O.N’s newest release, CURE by Chiara, is the meaningful...

2014-09-30 08:31:34

30 percent incur more than $10,000 of debt battling the disease CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (62%) of America's middle-income cancer survivors say they were not financially prepared for cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study released by the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions (IWS). The study - Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer - surveyed 400 Americans who were 25 to 65 at...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.