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2014-05-22 23:07:52

American Brain Tumor Association Conference to Be Held July 25 - 26 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association will host its annual patient and family conference, the largest research, education and networking event solely dedicated to advancing the understanding of the latest brain tumor research, treatment and caregiving strategies, on July 25 & 26, at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites, in Chicago. Brain tumor experts from across the country are...

2014-05-22 08:29:48

In Addition, Toca 511 Clinical Data to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tocagen Inc. today announced multiple scientific contributions at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 17(th) Annual Meeting, held May 21 to 24, 2014 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. At the ASGCT Annual Meeting, data from clinical and preclinical studies of Toca 511 will be presented in two podium presentations:...

2014-05-20 20:22:05

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" and "DelMar Pharma") provided a quarterly update and a summary of progress toward the Company's goals for the year. DelMar also announced an investor conference call to take place on Thursday June 5, 2014 at 11:30 am EDT. Details and log-in information will be posted on the website at www.delmarpharma.com in advance of the call. Highlights from the...

2014-05-19 08:28:02

A registry of 457 recurrent glioblastoma patients shows that patients treated commercially with NovoTTF Therapy in 2012 and 2013 achieved the longest median overall survival yet shown in non-experimental use for patients with recurrent glioblastoma NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that an analysis of the efficacy and safety data from its U.S. patient registry will be published as part of the 50(th) meeting of the...

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2014-05-18 03:00:47

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have a potential solution for how to more effectively kill tumor cells using cancer-killing viruses. The investigators report that trapping virus-loaded stem cells in a gel and applying them to tumors significantly improved survival in mice with glioblastoma multiforme, the most common brain tumor in human adults and also the most difficult to treat. The work, led by Khalid...

2014-05-16 12:20:36

UC Health News Just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean it’s not there. Brain tumors are an extremely serious example of this and are not only difficult to treat—both adult and pediatric patients have a five-year survival rate of only 30 percent—but also have even been difficult to image, which could provide important information for deciding next steps in the treatment process. However, Cincinnati Cancer Center research studies published in an April online issue...

2014-05-16 08:26:16

30mg/m2 dose cohort had been completed; enrollment of 40mg/m2 cohort has been initiated VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") is pleased to provide an update on the company's ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial for VAL-083 in recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). DelMar has completed enrollment of VAL-083 dose Cohort 6 and advanced to Cohort 7. DelMar most recently presented...

2014-05-15 08:32:30

First Case Study Announced While Broader Data Being Collected; Evidence Indicates Substantial Tumor Necrosis and Initial Tumor Regression BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today provided an initial patient case study, showing signs of tumor necrosis (tumor death) and initial tumor regression, from the Company's ongoing...

2014-05-14 20:23:34

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced that the Company will present an abstract entitled, "Phase I/II study of dianhydrogalactitol (VAL-083) in patients with recurrent malignant glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)," at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which is being held May 30th to June 3rd at the McCormick Place Convention Center in...

2014-05-09 23:08:37

Leader of patient support organization travels to the nation’s capital to ensure access to emerging FDA-approved therapies for all brain tumor patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 For a second time this year, Dellann Elliott Mydland, CEO & President of the Pacific Northwest-based Chris Elliott Fund, is traveling to the opposite coast to advocate on behalf of brain tumor patients across the United States. The purpose of this trip is to ensure access for all cancer patients to...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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