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2014-08-22 04:21:25

LUGANO, Switzerland, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European organisation representing medical oncologists, announced the names of outstanding individuals receiving the Society's esteemed annual awards, to be presented during the ESMO 2014 Congress, on 26 September, in Madrid. Carsten Bokemeyer will receive the ESMO Award...

2014-07-25 08:24:56

LUGANO, Switzerland, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to cancer patients and doctors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131128/654773 ) The proposed wording -'explicit and specific patient consent' - implies that researchers would have to approach patients and ask...

2014-06-30 13:06:13

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer The new combination agent TAS-102 is able to improve overall survival compared to placebo in patients whose metastatic colorectal cancer is refractory to standard therapies, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "Around 50% of patients with colorectal cancer develop metastases but eventually many of them do not respond to standard therapies,"...

2014-06-30 12:40:20

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer For patients with KRAS wild-type untreated colorectal cancer, adding cetuximab or bevacizumab to combination chemotherapy offers equivalent survival, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "The CALGB/SWOG 80405 trial was designed and formulated in 2005, and the rationale was simple: we had new drugs --bevacizumab and cetuximab-- and the study...

2014-06-16 04:21:36

LUGANO, Switzerland, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESMO welcomes the adoption of the Clinical Trials Regulation by the EU The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has welcomed the adoption of the Clinical Trials Regulation [http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.158.01.0001.01.ENG ] by the EU, entering into force today. The new framework acknowledges the importance of using data stored for a clinical trial beyond the end of...

2014-05-30 16:23:41

NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today, a property of Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), announces the launch of "Video Conference Reporter," to provide recorded real-time video coverage of major oncology research presented at leading scientific sessions worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101112/NY00568LOGO "Our partnerships with key professional medical organizations are one of the cornerstones of MedPage Today, and what sets us apart from other news...

2014-05-20 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...

2014-01-30 23:22:47

The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) launches at the First JADPRO Live: Transforming Oncology Practice conference. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Harborside Press announces the launch of the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO), a new organization focused on meeting the unique educational and professional needs of the advanced practitioner in hematology and oncology. The formation of the Society was announced on...

2013-12-13 13:32:33

ESMO releases position paper on the role of medical oncologists in cancer care to ensure patient's access to optimal care Medical oncologists have a vital role to play in cancer care, particularly as treatments become ever more complex, a new position statement from the European Society for Medical Oncology says. Medical oncologists are specialist cancer physicians trained to provide treatment with drugs, spanning from the old one-fits-all chemotherapy to newer targeted agents or...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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