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2014-09-17 08:29:05

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hepatitis C Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by infection due to hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C infection predominantly affects the liver; however, other parts of the body are also affected such as the brain and the digestive system. Hepatitis C virus is an RNA virus belonging to the family...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...

2014-09-09 12:29:46

Argon Medical Expands its Comprehensive Biopsy Portfolio with the Addition of the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Promex Technologies, LLC (d/b/a US Biopsy), a manufacturer of soft-tissue biopsy products including the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument ("TLAB"). The acquisition establishes Argon Medical as one of two companies competing in the...

2014-09-09 12:26:46

Clinical Trials Will Continue to Play a Key Role in this Growing Market, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States interventional oncology device market will see strong growth, reaching a value of $760 million by 2023. Rising cancer incidence rates combined with the ineffectiveness of chemotherapy and demand for less invasive procedures will support interventional oncology device...

2014-09-09 08:31:59

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued patent 8,822,406 "Tumor Activated Prodrugs." The patent covers the composition of a specific prodrug activated by Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) that is designed to deliver a thapsigargin derivative selectively to prostate cancers. PSA is an enzyme...

2014-09-08 12:28:40

- In vivo data support potential clinical benefit of first therapeutic to target a defined subset of liver cancer patients based on genetic profile - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines today announced the presentation of preclinical data investigating BLU-554, a first-in-class selective fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Results demonstrate in vivo efficacy,...

2014-09-08 08:30:50

Highly Attended Celsion-Sponsored Symposium on Current Concepts for Treating Intermediate HCC included: New Paradigm in Staging HCC Patients; Phase III Studies in HCC; and Advances in Image Guided Radiofrequency Ablation LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, today announced highlights from three presentations by three of the world's leading liver cancer experts and principal investigators for the Company's...

2014-09-08 08:30:26

50% of Patients Treated with Mipsagargin had No Tumor Growth at Four Months SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, presented the hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer, Phase II clinical trial update for mipsagargin (G-202) at the 8(th) International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) Conference on Saturday, September 6, 2014, in Kyoto, Japan. CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD,...

2014-09-05 23:00:54

Eleven-month Increase in Median OS Reported with VT-122 plus Sorafenib, Compared to Sorafenib Alone. Data Presented at International Liver Cancer Association Conference. MORRISTOWN, N.J (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Vicus Therapeutics, an immuno-oncology company focused on bringing breakthrough immunotherapies to patients with solid-tumor cancers, announced positive results from a Phase II randomized, open-label, controlled clinical trial of its lead compound, VT-122, in combination with...

2014-09-05 08:23:08

In preclinical studies, CF102 induces hepatocyte proliferation resulting in improved liver status PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced the issuance of Patent No. 2010-529501, titled, "Method for inducing hepatocyte proliferation and uses thereof," by the Japanese Patent...


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Hepatitis B
2013-02-25 09:11:23

Image Caption: This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV "Dane particles", or virions. Credit: CDC/Wikipedia Hepatitis B: What Is It? Hepatitis simply means a swelling or inflammation of the liver. The type hepatitis that a person contracts (there are 5 common forms) affects their long-term prognosis. The most common and most severe of these different types of liver infection is Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is typically...

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2011-01-20 19:14:56

Hepatitis B virus, HBV, is a part of the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. HBV can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and has been linked to pancreatic cancer. It is classified as a species of the Orthohepadnavirus. Similar viruses have been found worldwide in great apes and monkeys. There a few different genotypes and they all differ by at least 8% of the sequence and have distinct geographical distributions and this has been associated with anthropological history. Type A is...

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2011-01-12 15:49:29

Hepadnaviruses can cause liver infections in humans and animals. The two recognized genera are Genus Orthohepadnavirus and Genus Avihepadnavirus. It has a small genome of partially double-stranded, partially single stranded circular DNA. It is a group 7 virus that uses an RNA intermediate during replication. Most people who come into contact with the virus are able to clear the infection alone although some cannot and usually progress to fulminant hepatitis. It can cause sever liver...

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