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2014-07-10 08:27:12

Patient was previously enrolled in Can-Fite's Phase I/II liver cancer study and has survived for about 5-years using the Company's cancer drug; The global liver cancer drug market is expected to exceed $2 billion by 2015 PETACH TIKVA, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that the Israeli...

2014-07-09 11:33:39

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, according to a research published in the July issue of the journal Nature. A team led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Harvard Medical School has discovered a link between the presence of two mutant proteins IDH1 and IDH2 and cancer. Past studies have found IDH...

2014-07-07 08:27:57

Clinical Activity of G-202 to be presented at session for Treatment for Intermediate-Advanced Stage Disease SAN ANTONIO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces that interim data from the G-202 Phase I and Phase II trials in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients will be presented at the Fifth Annual Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert (APPLE) Meeting to be held July 11-13(th)...

2014-06-25 23:17:06

Immunitor Inc., reported that company’s first proof-of-concept clinical study of its candidate cancer vaccine in patients with terminal stage of liver cancer has been presented at the immunology conference in Mongolia. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Immunitor Inc., a Vancouver-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of oral vaccines, announced today that initial clinical data of the company's lead cancer vaccine has been presented...

2014-06-24 08:25:25

BEERSE, Belgium, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New report calls on governments to play their part and improve surveillance, screening and diagnosis of hepatitis C worldwide 'Tackling hepatitis C: Moving towards an integrated policy approach', a report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) today reveals that many countries around the world have been slow to respond with national policies on hepatitis C despite recent government...

2014-06-20 08:23:15

BUSAN, South Korea and SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SillaJen, Inc., a privately-held biotherapeutics company focused on the development of targeted oncolytic immunotherapy products for cancer, announced today that the company will make a presentation next week at the BIO Business Forum, which is a part of the 2014 BIO International Convention being held in San Diego, CA. David McDonald, chief business officer of SillaJen, will present on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 2:15...

2014-06-18 08:29:42

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics has published an article on Lixte's lead compound LB-100 entitled "Inhibition of protein phosphatase 2A enhances cytotoxicity and accessibility of chemotherapeutic drugs to hepatocellular carcinomas." The article details a study showing that LB-100 increases the efficacy of two widely used anti-cancer drugs against liver cancers in model systems. Performed at the Zhejiang University School of...

2014-06-10 13:01:37

Henry Ford Health System Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). That was the finding of a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Investigators from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., and Kaiser Permanente in Honolulu, Hawaii and Portland, Ore. participated in...

2014-06-09 12:30:53

Geisinger, Henry Ford, Kaiser Permanente and CDC investigators team up to record new findings DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). That was the finding of a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Investigators from Henry Ford Health System in...

2014-06-02 08:29:12

Can-Fite's CF102 has FDA's Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that the U.S. FDA has agreed with the Company's study protocol for its Phase II clinical trial of CF102 for the treatment of advanced...


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