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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"...

2014-06-07 23:01:23

KRS Global Biotechnology (KRS-GBT), premier compounding pharmacy and FDA registered human drug compounding outsourcing facility under Section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), is excited to announce an addition to their already extensive lines: a compounded oral rinse that may assist with the management of oral mucositis symptoms. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 KRS Global Biotechnology introduced innovative-compounded oral rinses that may offer a safe...

2014-06-05 23:11:03

The makers of an experimental mesothelioma drug say it may help prevent mesothelioma relapse after chemotherapy. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Veratem, Inc., the developers of several experimental drugs that target cancer stem cells, have released an update on their ongoing mesothelioma research. Surviving Mesothelioma has posted an article on the paper. Click here to read it now. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Verastem researchers say their experiments on mesothelioma cells and in live mice with...

2014-06-04 23:13:10

The Venezuelan model and soap opera actress Sheyene Gerardi was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma and given only 3 months to live. This, fortunately, is a story with a happy ending. New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Sheyene Gerardi, the Venezuelan actress who has captivated audiences worldwide with her performance in Latin soap operas, is ready to return to showbiz after beating stage 4 cancer. In 2007, the life of Sheyene Gerardi was paused after she was diagnosed with advanced lymphoma stage...

2014-06-04 23:10:10

Sister of Late L.A. Lakers Owner Discusses With Bio Logic Aqua Founder Sharon Kleyne How She Cured Herself of Cancer in Three Months Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Radio host Sharon Kleyne concluded years ago, after considerable research, that the primary causes of cancer are chronic stress, drinking too little water (dehydration) and an unhealthy lifestyle. Conversely, Kleyne reports, cancer can often be cured by reducing stress, drinking more water, improving one’s lifestyle,...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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