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2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-08-04 09:40:28

University of California - San Diego Biomarker for head and neck cancers identified Although mutations in a gene dubbed "the guardian of the genome" are widely recognized as being associated with more aggressive forms of cancer, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found evidence suggesting that the deleterious health effects of the mutated gene may in large part be due to other genetic abnormalities, at least in squamous cell head and neck...

2014-08-01 10:35:50

Johns Hopkins Medicine Physicians at Johns Hopkins have developed blood and saliva tests that help accurately predict recurrences of HPV-linked oral cancers in a substantial number of patients. The tests screen for DNA fragments of the human papillomavirus (HPV) shed from cancer cells lingering in the mouth or other parts of the body. A description of the development is published in the July 31 issue of JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. "There is a window of opportunity...

2014-07-30 08:33:42

DALLAS and NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a developer of new products for oncology supportive care, announced that its novel product for oral mucositis, MuGard(®), has been featured in an article on OncLive.com titled, "Study Finds Mouth Rinse Alleviates Oral Mucositis Symptoms in Head and Neck Cancers." Dr. Steve Sonis, a leading expert in oral mucositis, provides insight on the growing demand seen in the oncology community for...

2014-07-23 08:32:38

Treatment with VGX-3100 induces regression of precancerous cervical disease and clears HPV infection with robust T cell responses PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced successful results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II trial of VGX-3100 in women with biopsy-proven cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2/3 (CIN2/3) associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 or 18. Treatment...

2014-07-01 16:25:09

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/nasopharyngeal_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Nasopharyngeal...

2014-06-25 08:31:35

Oral Cancer Detection Test For Primary Care Physicians GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (MHCC) through its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics to distribute its OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test dysplasia (the small white and red tissue spots commonly found in the mouth) to rule out precancerous change. The test has previously been...

2014-06-11 08:30:52

Inovio Responds to False and Misleading Speculation Regarding Immunotherapy Study BLUE BELL, Pa., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) wishes to clarify that a third party article published on June 10, 2014, was misrepresentative of facts and can only be taken as malicious. The referenced article does not reflect the progress, status, and potential of Inovio's active immune therapy technology and products and is rife with false and misleading...

2014-06-10 04:22:14

Inovio Targets Most Rapidly Increasing Cancer in Men BLUE BELL, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced it has initiated a phase I/IIa clinical trial to evaluate safety, immunogenicity and clinical responses of its immunotherapy product, INO-3112, in treating human papillomavirus (HPV)- associated head and neck cancer. INO-3112 is a combination of Inovio's lead active immunotherapy product, VGX-3100, and its proprietary immune...

2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Following Deadbeat's benefit performances this spring, with Mark playing...


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