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2014-06-19 23:09:52

Study Indicates Carboplatin Can Deliver Superior Performance When Compared to Other Chemotherapy Drugs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A study conducted by a surgical team at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska published April 8, 2014, has shown what researchers believe is the correct chemotherapy drug to use in conjunction with surgery in patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. As a result, survival rates...

2014-06-19 09:36:43

The JAMA Network Journals In patients with advanced uveal melanoma, treatment with the agent selumetinib, compared with chemotherapy, resulted in an improved cancer progression-free survival time and tumor response rate, but no improvement in overall survival, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The modest improvement in clinical outcomes was accompanied by a high rate of adverse events. Uveal melanoma arises from melanocytes within the choroid layer of the eye. There...

2014-06-18 16:26:53

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced that it is currently enrolling patients in two nationwide clinical trials to evaluate its monoclonal antibody for canine T-cell lymphoma, AT-005, which is conditionally licensed by the USDA to aid in the treatment of...

2014-06-17 08:28:31

Companies expect to commence first-in-human studies of Trx-1 in ovarian cancer in 1H15 BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian oncology drug development company Novogen Limited [ASX:NRT; NASDAQ:NVGN] and CanTx Inc., its joint venture with Yale University, today announced the success of proof-of-concept pre-clinical studies confirming the potency of experimental drug, Trx-1, in the treatment of primary ovarian cancer when delivered into the peritoneal cavity. Based on the...

2014-06-17 04:21:42

Proof-of-Concept Trial Targets DNA Repair in Bile Duct Cancers SAN DIEGO and NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Senhwa Biosciences, Inc. announced today that the Company has initiated a randomized Phase 1b/2 Trial of CX-4945 in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin for the frontline treatment of patients with bile duct cancers (cholangiocarcinoma). This Proof-of-Concept trial will study the use of CX-4945, a small molecule CK2 inhibitor, to suppress...

2014-06-16 12:29:10

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Biomedical, a company focused on the research and development of novel cancer therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSC), today provided a summary of the clinical data presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50(th) annual meeting, held from May 30 to June 3, 2014, in Chicago, IL. Clinical data were presented for BBI608 and BBI503, novel agents targeting cancer stem cells that have been developed by...

2014-06-12 23:00:57

Health Canada has reinstated Biolyse Pharma’s Establishment Licence (EL) after sending in a team of inspectors to look at manufacturing within the St.Catharines based Pharmaceutical. The new team of inspectors found Biolyse to be in compliance with Canadian Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and assigned the company a "C" (conformance) rating. St.Catharines, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Establishment Licensing Unit of Health Canada announced today that as a result of a...

2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

2014-06-10 08:31:29

New Research Finds Patient Shift from Physicians' Community Cancer Clinics to Hospitals Increases Cost of Cancer Care WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkeley Research Group (BRG) released a new study sponsored by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) on the cost of cancer treatment. The study found that two independent trends, acting in combination, are currently resulting in increased Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) chemotherapy payments. These results reinforce similar...

2014-06-09 12:31:07

TSX Venture: QPT EDMONTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quest PharmaTech Inc. (TSX-V: QPT) ("Quest" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, reports today that patient enrollment has been completed in the Company's Phase IIb clinical trial of its lead immunotherapy product candidate Oregovomab for the treatment of Ovarian Cancer. "I am pleased that we have reached this important milestone in our clinical program"...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.