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2014-01-13 08:30:13

Topline Data Will Be Presented at Biotech Showcase HEIDELBERG, Germany, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apogenix, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today the successful completion of its phase II proof-of-concept trial with APG101 in patients with recurrent glioblastoma. All endpoints of the randomized controlled trial that compared the efficacy and safety of a combination therapy of APG101 and radiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone were achieved or...

2013-12-27 23:04:45

In response to an article published by Medical News Today (MNT), Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses a new brain tumor vaccine that is personalized to each patient. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical News Today that discusses a new brain cancer vaccine called HSPPC-96, which is personally molded to each patient’s genetic makeup. According to the...

2013-12-16 18:14:37

Rates of programmed cell death higher in mice treated with experimental drug than in untreated animals with same cancer An experimental drug that targets macrophages, a type of immune cells, in the microenvironment surrounding the lethal brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme decreased the cancer's growth and extended survival of laboratory mice with the cancer, scientists will report on Tuesday Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting in New Orleans. The...

2013-12-11 23:25:34

In response to an article published by Medical News Today, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new test that may revolutionize the way medical experts diagnose brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical News Today on November 29th that discusses how a new technique developed...

2013-12-10 23:33:21

In response to an article published by Science Daily, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses the results of an immune system study that could lead to the cure of a hostile malignant brain tumor. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research, responds to an article published by Science Daily on November 25th, which discusses the results generated from...

2013-12-09 14:05:31

Researchers identify mechanism implicated in brain cancer and a drug that decreases brain tumor growth Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) have made a discovery that could lead to better treatment for patients suffering from brain cancer. Despite current treatment strategies, the median survival for patients with the most aggressive brain cancer – called glioblastoma, is 15 months. Less than five per cent of patients survive beyond five years....

2013-12-05 23:31:06

RiboMed Biotechnologies, Inc. and NuvOx Pharma today jointly announced that they have entered into a collaborative agreement that will utilize RiboMed’s epigenetic biomarker test, GliomaSTRAT™, to characterize tumors from brain cancer patients and correlate response to NuvOx’s new drug, NVX-108 in the treatment of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Carlsbad, CA and Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 RiboMed Biotechnologies, Inc. and NuvOx Pharma today jointly announced that they have...

2013-12-04 15:58:12

Children’s National researcher, Javad Nazarian, PhD, authored a new study entitled, “Comparative Multidimensional Molecular Analyses of Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Reveals Distinct Molecular Subtypes.” The study found, for the first time, two distinct subtypes in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG). It was published online in Acta Neuropathologica, a leading journal on pathology and pathogenesis of neurological disease. This project was the first time...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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