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2014-05-28 04:24:21

LONDON and TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThioBridge(TM) linker to attach cytotoxic payloads to alpha fetoprotein PolyTherics Limited ("PolyTherics"), an Abzena company that provides technologies and services to enable the development of better biopharmaceuticals, today announced a collaboration with Alpha Cancer Technologies Inc. ("ACT"), a Canadian company with a targeted drug delivery platform based on alpha fetoprotein ("AFP"). PolyTherics will produce...

2014-05-27 04:21:49

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanded SAB will oversee development of EMA401, Company's lead program for treating chronic pain Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, a pain drug development company, today announces that three internationally acclaimed scientists in chronic pain research have joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Their core research areas include understanding the basis for pain...

2014-05-27 04:20:05

Indication of Anticancer Agent Halaven for Use in Earlier-Line Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer Tokyo, May 27, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that its U.K. subsidiary Eisai Europe Limited has received a positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) on the indication expansion...

2014-05-23 16:24:12

Vectibix is the First and Only Biologic to Offer Significant Survival Benefit as a First-Line Treatment with FOLFOX Chemotherapy for Patients with Wild-Type KRAS Metastatic Colorectal Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Vectibix(® )(panitumumab) for use in combination with FOLFOX, an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy regimen, as first-line treatment in patients with...

2014-05-21 23:04:57

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Infusion Pumps Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/infusion-systems-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Infusion Pumps Market (Large Volume, Disposable, Syringe, Ambulatory and Implantable) -...

2014-05-21 13:51:36

University of California - San Diego Tumor modeling predicts most effective drugs targeting brain cancer Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have used computer simulations of cancer cells – cancer avatars – to identify drugs most likely to kill cancer cells isolated from patients' brain tumors. The findings, published in May 21 online issue of the Journal of Translational Medicine, may help researchers stratify cancer...

2014-05-21 12:26:32

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology A possible pharmacology objective for chemotherapy Patients receiving chemical treatment for cancer often suffer fatigue and body weight loss, two of the most worrying effects of this therapy linked to the alteration of their circadian rhythms. The circadian system, better known as our biological clock, is responsible for coordinating all the processes that take place in our organism. If it does not function correctly, what is...

2014-05-16 08:25:43

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana University cancer researchers are testing whether therapy incorporating advanced genomic technology will provide better outcomes than current treatments for those with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, led by Bryan Schneider, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and Milan Radovich, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery and of medical and molecular...

2014-05-15 12:28:11

Blair, Ph.D., testifies how God enabled him to live cancer-free, without treatment MAITLAND, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In his new book, God's Cure For Cancer: No chemotherapy, No radiation, No surgery ($14.99, 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...

2014-05-14 20:23:48

CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center will present findings from a study that found the presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, ahead of treatment may help predict response to platinum-based chemotherapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer. The data are being presented at the 50(th) American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago....


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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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