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2014-08-31 23:02:00

Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-control forms of primary brain tumors in the United States. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Describing the NovoTTFTM system as a “cell division taser device,” Dr. Yaron Moshel explains that the NovoTTF...

2014-08-29 23:08:42

New Book reveals the humor-filled accounts of one woman going through chemotherapy. Harrisburg, Penn. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to Macmillan Cancer Support research presented at the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) conference held in Birmingham, England last June, “More than one in five breast cancer patients will have their disease recur”. This only goes to show how tremendously devastating breast cancer is, especially for those who are struggling to fight its...

2014-08-27 23:10:14

Doctors in Italy have linked an electrolyte imbalance with shorter survival times in people on chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A new study at an Italian university finds that patients who develop a condition called hyponatraemia, or low blood sodium levels, during chemotherapy are less likely to respond to the treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a comprehensive article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Oncologists at...

2014-08-27 23:02:42

NovoTTF™-100A System Offers Novel, Non-Invasive Treatment in Fight Against an Aggressive Type of Brain Cancer Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ANS is pleased to announce the availability of NovoTTF-100A System, a ground breaking anti-cancer therapy for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). Experts at ANS are now certified to prescribe this new medical therapy and will begin extending this new treatment option for recurrent GBM patients starting immediately. NovoTTF™...

2014-08-27 16:25:38

DelMar Is Advancing Clinical Trials With VAL-083 As A New Chemotherapy For Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTCQB: DMPI), developer of advanced cancer therapeutics, will be featured as a presenting company at the 16th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The presentation will take place Tuesday, September...

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...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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