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2008-08-28 03:00:53

Protherics has started a Phase IIa proof-of-concept study of Prolarix, a targeted prodrug chemotherapy being developed for the treatment of primary liver cancer. The Phase IIa proof-of-concept study is designed to evaluate tumor response in addition to safety and tolerability of Prolarix in 14 patients with non-resectable hepatocellular carcinoma who have not been treated with sorafenib. The study has been initiated at a site in Belgium and additional study sites in east Asia have been...

2008-08-04 06:00:40

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and delivering laboratory services, announced today that four prominent colorectal cancer key opinion leaders have agreed to serve on the Strategic Advisory Board of its wholly owned subsidiary, DiagnoCure Oncology Laboratories. The Strategic Advisory Board is composed of Dr. Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine &...

2008-05-29 09:01:17

CHICAGO, IL, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiagnoCure Oncology Laboratories based in West Chester, PA, will exhibit at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO) on May 30th-June 3rd in Chicago, Illinois. The Company's newly established sales force will be on hand to introduce Previstage(TM) GCC, the first molecular diagnostic test for the staging of colorectal cancer and educate clinicians on the science of guanylyl cyclase C (GCC). The histopathological status of...

2008-03-19 03:00:09

By Gazoni, Leo M Hedrick, Traci L; Smith, Philip W; Friel, Charles M; Swenson, Brian R; Adams, Joshua D; Lisle, Turner C; Foley, Eugene F; Ledesma, Elihu J Cutaneous metastases from rectal cancer are rare manifestations of disseminated disease and uniformly represent dismal survival. A retrospective review of six patients with rectal cancer metastatic to the dermis was performed. The diagnosis of rectal cancer was made concurrently with the diagnosis of the dermal metastases in all six...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.