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2014-02-04 08:34:07

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that an article on Phase 2 results for zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108) in endometrial cancer has been published in the February issue of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. Zoptarelin doxorubicin, is the Company's cytotoxic peptide conjugate which specifically targets luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone ("LHRH") receptors. The article,...

2013-12-18 11:17:57

Radiation therapy used to treat uterine cancer may increase a patient's risk of developing bladder cancer. That is the conclusion of a recent study published in BJU International. The findings indicate the importance of monitoring patients for potential signs of bladder cancer to ensure early diagnosis and treatment. In the United States, uterine cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, with an estimated 49,560 women diagnosed in 2013. In addition to surgery, 38 percent of...

2013-12-06 04:20:58

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and MECHELEN, Belgium, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Biocartis and VIB announced their exclusive license agreement on a novel panel of microsatellite instability (MSI) biomarkers for several cancers, in particular colorectal cancer (CRC). This agreement will enable Biocartis to develop a unique and user-friendly assay, whereby MSI biomarkers can simply and rapidly be detected by Biocartis' molecular diagnostics platform Idylla(TM)....

Endometrial Cancer Risk From Consumption Of Sugary Drinks
2013-11-23 05:52:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming sugary soft drinks or other naturally-sweetened beverages could increase the risk of a common form of endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. According to FoxNews.com reporter Amanda Woerner, researchers from the University of Minnesota looked at data collected from over 23,000 postmenopausal women who...

2013-11-19 23:26:31

In light of new studies, linking endometrial cancer to obesity, Diet Doc has released their updated hormone diet plans to fight obesity with healthy weight loss, and now possibly lower patients' risk for developing certain types of cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Endometrial, or cancer of the lining of the womb, is the sixth most common cancer in women, affecting approximately 50,000 American women each year. A new report, published by the American Institute for Cancer...

2013-11-13 10:39:29

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that epigenetic modification of the HAND2 gene plays a critical role in the development of endometrial cancer. HAND2 is active in the healthy endometrium (the tissue lining the uterus) where it antagonizes the growth-inducing effects of estrogen. By contrast, in more than 90% of endometrial cancers, the gene has undergone hypermethylation, an epigenetic modification that doesn't change its DNA sequence but renders it inactive. Martin...

2013-10-08 23:22:33

The global market for uterine cancer treatments and diagnostics was valued at $17.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $17.8 billion by 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $21.6 billion in 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Therapies and Diagnostics for Uterine Cancer from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

2013-10-04 20:20:16

Gynecological cancers can pose a very serious threat to women; BHP's specialists are here to help LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each October, the danger that cancer poses to women gets a lot of well-deserved attention with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. At the same time, the medical network for a leading gynecologist Beverly Hills and Southern California women turn to first, would like to take the opportunity to remind women that it's always a good time to consider the...

Womb Cancer Risk May Be Avoided With Diet, Exercise
2013-09-12 13:21:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Women who exercise, eat a healthy diet and drink coffee are at a lower risk of developing womb cancer, according to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). A WCRF panel found evidence that body fatness and glycemic load are a cause of endometrial cancer, and physical activity and coffee can help protect against it. Endometrial cancer is the sixth most common cancer in...

2013-08-26 13:31:38

A new screening strategy for ovarian cancer appears to be highly specific for detecting the disease before it becomes lethal. The strategy is described in a study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. If verified in an ongoing clinical trial, it could potentially help save the lives of thousands of women each year in the United States alone. There currently are no established screening strategies for ovarian cancer. The disease often...