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2014-04-28 08:31:47

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a study published in Clinical Cancer Research demonstrate that oncologists were able to accurately predict which therapies patients would respond to by using a combination of next-generation sequencing and drug sensitivity testing in mouse avatars (Champions TumorGrafts®) developed by Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR). The paper, titled "Integrated Next Generation Sequencing and Avatar Mouse Models for Personalized Cancer...

2014-04-28 08:27:45

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) said it will design a public relations campaign for The Spa Care Center (http://spacarecenter.com/) a specialized facility dedicated to women and men undergoing cancer therapy. TransMedia plans to create awareness about The Spa Care Center's mission to bring comforting and pampering services to both cancer patients and survivors still undergoing treatments. TransMedia will explain how The...

2014-04-25 12:26:33

DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dj4r99/global_testicular) has announced the addition of the "Global Testicular Cancer Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The current trend witnessed by the Global Testicular Cancer Drugs market is combination therapy being used for treating testicular cancer. Several oncologists believe that chemotherapy drugs are most...

2014-04-24 10:55:15

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new guideline, “The Role of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline,” that details the use of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The guideline’s executive summary is published in the May-June 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO. The full-length guideline is available as an...

2014-04-23 16:29:46

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Prostate Oncology Specialists for an educational talk about PROVENGE - a treatment to stimulate the immune system for advanced prostate cancer. Prostate cancer specialist, Dr. Jeffrey Turner, presents and reviews key topics: Why PROVENGE might be right for me? How do I know the PROVENGE treatment is working?How is PROVENGE different from hormone or chemotherapy?Does PROVENGE affect my PSA?How does PROVENGE boost my immune...

2014-04-23 08:31:00

Third Phase 3 Trial of Custirsen to Receive FDA Fast Track Designation BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of custirsen when administered in combination with cabazitaxel/prednisone for the treatment of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) following...

2014-04-22 08:33:21

Expanded Reimbursement in Canada and Inclusion in Leading German Physician Guidelines Increase Genomic Health's Impact in Key International Markets REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced two important international milestones including additional reimbursement in Canada and the inclusion of the Oncotype DX(®) breast cancer test in major German clinical guidelines. In Canada, the BC Cancer Agency in British Columbia...

Researchers Discover Biomarker Leading To Cancer Drug Resistance
2014-04-21 07:52:12

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have located a biomarker that they believe could help explain why many of the medications used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug resistance and ultimately cause tumors to form in patients. Writing in the April 20 online edition of Nature Cell Biology, the study authors report the discovery of a molecule known as CD61 that is...

2014-04-19 23:00:54

Japanese research suggests a biomarker called osteopontin could help some mesothelioma patients avoid the trial-and-error approach to treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Scientists say testing for the structural glycoprotein osteopontin in mesothelioma tissue samples could help streamline the process of selecting an effective treatment. Details on the new study have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here. Doctors in the Department of...

2014-04-18 12:30:44

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects." One potential side effect of...


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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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.