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2014-01-07 08:30:40

- Agreement to Distribute Oncotype DX(R) in Australia and New Zealand MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian women will potentially have greater access to the only genomic test validated to predict whether patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer would benefit from chemotherapy, following an agreement between Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) and Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX). STA has struck an agreement to represent the important...

2014-01-06 08:27:57

HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure(TM) announced today that the first evidence of activity of NovoTTF Therapy in pancreatic cancer tumor models was published online (December 16(th), 2013) in the prestigious peer reviewed journal Pancreatology. The published study showed that application of NovoTTF Therapy to pancreatic cancer cells in vitro leads to a significant decrease in cell count and reduced ability to form clones. Further analysis demonstrated a significant...

2013-12-27 10:36:56

Patients with tongue cancer who started their treatment with a course of chemotherapy fared significantly worse than patients who received surgery first, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. This is contrary to protocols for larynx cancer, in which a single dose of chemotherapy helps determine which patients fare better with chemotherapy and radiation and which patients should elect for surgery. In larynx cancer, this...

2013-12-18 11:12:18

Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online today (Wednesday) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction. In the first study to investigate the impact on fatherhood of freezing semen prior to cancer treatment, researchers questioned 902 male survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma in five European...

2013-12-16 18:14:37

Rates of programmed cell death higher in mice treated with experimental drug than in untreated animals with same cancer An experimental drug that targets macrophages, a type of immune cells, in the microenvironment surrounding the lethal brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme decreased the cancer's growth and extended survival of laboratory mice with the cancer, scientists will report on Tuesday Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting in New Orleans. 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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