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2014-05-05 10:12:05

Inhibiting enzymes that cause changes in gene expression could decrease chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients, researchers at Georgia State University and the University of Georgia say. Dr. Susanna Greer, associate professor of biology, and research partners at the University of Georgia have identified two enzymes that suppress proteins that are important for regulating cell survival and chemoresistance in ovarian cancer. Their findings are published in the journal, PLOS ONE....

2014-05-05 08:29:46

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase Ib clinical study of its investigational mitochondrial inhibitor drug candidate ME-344 in combination with Hycamtin(®) (topotecan) in patients with solid tumors, including small cell lung and ovarian cancers. The open-label study is expected to enroll up to 64...

2014-05-05 08:28:31

New Data Include Results on Oncotype DX's Prognosis of Late Recurrence in Invasive Breast Cancer and Clinical Utility in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that results from nine studies of Oncotype DX(®) in breast, colon, prostate and renal cancer will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology(®) (ASCO(®)) Annual Meeting, taking place May 30 - June 3, 2014 at McCormick Place...

2014-05-01 23:10:17

A team of Italian doctors say women, people with epithelial mesothelioma, and those who have chemotherapy before surgery will reap the most benefit from lung-removing surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 A new study of more than 500 mesothelioma patients at nine Italian medical centers finds that certain characteristics can help define who is likely to benefit from the most radical type of surgery. The full story has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website and can be...

2014-05-01 08:31:31

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced that the data from its multi-institutional post-approval trial of MuGard(®) that was recently published in Cancer, has been selected as a cover article in the premier publication. Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society is one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals in oncology. The publication, entitled "Multi-Institutional, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Assess...

2014-04-29 16:25:50

Blair, Ph.D., testifies how God enabled him to live cancer-free, without treatment MAITLAND, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In his new book, God's Cure For Cancer: No chemotherapy, No radiation, No surgery ($12.99, paperback, 9781629522029; $6.99, e-book, 9781629522036) Weston L. Blair, Ph.D. tells the remarkable story of how God healed him from Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The author's full recovery was made possible only through the Word of God. Furthermore, he was...

2014-04-28 23:09:34

Austin-based tech company, Photetica, is now in the clinical trial phase with its newest medical device, Lazarus, and has launched a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo to support clinical studies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Lazarus, the patented medical technology designed to prevent and reverse chemotherapy side effects during breast cancer treatment, today announced their global launch to secure funds for clinical trials through Indiegogo. Photetica has been working on...

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...


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 somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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