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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...

2014-07-28 13:22:50

Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK scientists at Barts Cancer Institute have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective, according to research published in Nature today (Sunday). The team at Barts Cancer Institute, part of Queen Mary University of London, have found that a molecule, called focal adhesion kinase (FAK), signals the body to repair itself after chemotherapy or radiotherapy, which kill cancer cells by damaging...

2014-07-23 23:08:15

A curcumin analog and a drug normally used to prevent rejection of organ transplants may make mesothelioma cells more susceptible to chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Researchers in Turkey say a compound called EF24, which is chemically similar to the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, and an immunosuppressor called RAD001 helped scientists destroy mesothelioma cells in the lab. To read the full story on Surviving Mesothelioma, click here now. Scientists at Gazi...

2014-07-17 23:10:07

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, along with personalized research for possible treatment options including chemotherapy. However, as the Compensation Center would like to explain, treatments options such as chemotherapy must occur simultaneously with mesothelioma legal experts who are focused on...

2014-07-11 23:09:19

Capital Institute for Neurosciences Begins Clinical Trial Delivering Chemotherapy Directly to Brain Tumors Starting with Incision in Leg Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Capital Institute for Neurosciences at Capital Health today announced it has performed the first procedure in a clinical trial that delivers chemotherapy to brain tumors through a catheter inserted in the leg. During the procedure, done at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell, Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu, an...


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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