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2014-06-24 14:00:24

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Leading experts from renowned academic centers join in one voice to encourage new perspectives in addressing brain cancer A blue-ribbon team of national experts on brain cancer says that professional pessimism and out-of-date "myths," rather than current science, are guiding -- and compromising -- the care of patients with cancers that spread to the brain. In a special article published in the July issue of...

2014-02-20 04:21:29

WHIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced that the company has begun to enroll patients in the COAST trial studying Stivarga(®) (regorafenib) tablets in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with resected liver metastases. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial is designed to determine the effects of Stivarga as adjuvant treatment following surgical removal of liver metastases.(1) "Patients with more advanced colorectal cancer often...

2013-11-06 13:45:35

Long term results of the randomized phase III EORTC intergroup trial 40983 were recently reported in The Lancet Oncology. The observed 4.1% difference in overall survival at five years for patients with initially resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer was not significant for perioperative chemotherapy with FOLFOX4 (folinic acid, fluorouracil, and oxaliplatin) compared with surgery alone. Earlier results of this same trial had shown that perioperative chemotherapy with FOLFOX4...

2012-09-09 23:01:40

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is proud to have access to the latest research, technology and treatment options, including clinical trials for eligible patients with colorectal cancer. Downey, California (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is proud to have access to the latest research, technology and treatment options, including clinical trials for eligible patients. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive medical services to our...

2012-06-18 10:47:11

Patients who underwent chemotherapy had longer overall survival Research presented in the July 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of Thoracic Oncology, concluded that patients with limited large cell neuroendocrine tumors or with limited stage small-cell lung cancer who were treated with perioperative chemotherapy and surgery had better overall survival outcomes than patients treated with surgery alone. Small-cell lung cancer...

2012-05-18 23:51:29

3-pronged study reveals high response rate in other advanced melanoma patients and activity in multiple cancers An experimental drug targeting a common mutation in melanoma successfully shrank tumors that spread to the brain in nine out of 10 patients in part of an international phase I clinical trial report in the May 18 issue of The Lancet. The drug dabrafenib, which targets the Val600 BRAF mutation that is active in half of melanoma cases, also cut the size of tumors in 25 of 36...

2011-04-20 06:30:00

CALGARY, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX: ONC) (NASDAQ: ONCY) today announced interim data from a U.K. translational clinical trial (REO 013) investigating intravenous administration of REOLYSIN in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer prior to surgical resection of liver metastases. The principal investigator of the study was Professor Alan Melcher of Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, UK. The trial was an...


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