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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...

2013-11-29 13:15:30

A ground-breaking international collaborative survey, published today in Annals of Oncology, shows that more than half of the world's population live in countries where regulations that aim to stem drug misuse leave cancer patients without access to opioid medicines for managing cancer pain. The results from the Global Opioid Policy Initiative (GOPI) project show that more than 4 billion people live in countries where regulations leave cancer patients suffering excruciating pain....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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