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2014-03-18 12:33:10

Small Dose Syringe Designed Especially for Veterinary and Pediatric Use ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), the leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTD) for hazardous drugs, today announced the launch of the SU-1, 1 ml closed system Syringe Unit. The 1 ml syringe was designed for use by veterinarians treating cancer in animals, as well as for pediatric care by pediatric oncologists. The new syringe...

2014-03-18 08:33:40

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b/2 trial designed to (1) identify the recommended Phase 2 dose of CRLX101 in combination with Xeloda(®) (capecitabine) and radiation (chemoradiotherapy) and (2) detect signals, if any, of increased efficacy over standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. The trial is...

2014-03-17 08:29:24

NCI study to investigate whether third generation CAR T Cells can be eliminated if they become harmful HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the first clinical study is underway of a Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cell therapy that incorporates a safety switch to enable rapid elimination of the administered T cells if they threaten the life or health of the patient. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have...

2014-03-16 23:01:40

Researchers say resveratrol slows cancer growth without the toxicity and irritation of chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 A new report published on PLoS One and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a natural phenol credited with giving red wine its anti-aging properties may also help fight bladder cancer. Bladder cancer accounts for about 2.6% of cancer deaths in the US and is more prevalent in diabetics than in the general public. Certain drugs, including the drug...

2014-03-15 23:04:00

The new “Wonderful Benefits Of Ginger For Healing Purposes” report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers simple and easy tips to use ginger for improving their overall health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Ginger is an herb that is used as a medicine and also as a spice. Ginger contains chemicals, which can reduce inflammation and nausea. Some researchers believe that these chemicals work primarily in the intestines and stomach, but they can also work in the...

2014-03-14 16:23:20

Data Showed Tumor Shrinkage in Both Injected and Metastasized Tumors THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced findings from a pre-specified retrospective analysis of patients with metastatic melanoma that showed talimogene laherparepvec reduced the size of injected tumors and also non-injected tumors that had metastasized to other parts of the body. The analysis recorded tumor-level responses from a pivotal Phase 3 study evaluating...

2014-03-11 08:31:40

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) today announced that it had entered into an exclusive license agreement with HANMI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. (KSE: 128940) related to MuGard commercialization in South Korea. Under the terms of the license agreement, Access will receive an upfront licensing fee and double digit royalties on net sales of MuGard in the licensed territory. MuGard is an oral mucoadhesive that is designed to manage oral...

2014-03-10 23:03:04

The new version of TxM provides time saving enhancements and increase accuracy to aid oncology practices in improving the quality of care. Burlington, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 An AmerisourceBergen company, IntrinsiQ, LLC, today announced key enhancements to IntelliDose TxM that will improve patient safety and increase practice efficiency. TxM, the Web-based version of IntrinsiQ’s proprietary chemotherapy management tool IntelliDose, provides chemotherapy order management,...

2014-03-07 23:21:39

A new article in a top medical journal says appropriate use of a safer chemotherapy drug could open up more treatment options for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center is reporting on a new article published in Leukemia & Lymphoma journal suggesting that an alternative to a popular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma drug can reduce the risk of heart problems and help more patients. This is especially good news for elderly...

2014-03-06 23:23:25

Genomic Health Successfully Launched a Viral Educational Concept for Reaching People Touched by Breast Cancer Titled “Pass It On, Until Every Woman Knows” Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The Diagnostics Marketing Association (DxMA) announced today its 2013 Marketer of the Year: Genomic Health. This award recognizes diagnostic industry innovation by marketers in highlighting their company and/or products and will be presented during the annual DxMA Global Marketing Summit to...


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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