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2014-08-12 23:04:31

MicroVAX, LLC, National Cancer Center (NCC), Singapore, and Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI) joint media release, August 12, 2014 Manassas, Virginia (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 MicroVAX, LLC, a biotech company located in Manassas, Virginia announced today the commencement of a phase I clinical trial for its unique and proprietary vaccine platform that allows under the provisions of an FDA IND entry of patients with cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, ovary and lung, that have...

2014-05-27 08:29:47

Fully automated system effectively isolates and retrieves circulating tumour cells for timely, tailored treatment of cancer CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearbridge BioMedics will launch its ClearCell(® )FX System at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Annual Meeting. This is Clearbridge BioMedics' next-generation device that is able to isolate and capture circulating tumour cells (CTCs)[1] from a blood sample. This is crucial for both research...

2014-01-16 04:20:52

New collaboration aims to push cancer diagnostics to the next level SINGAPORE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaboration between National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and Clearbridge BioMedics, in partnership with the Pathology Department at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has resulted in the establishment of the region's first Circulating Tumour Cell Centre of Research Excellence (CTC CoRE). This new Centre facilitates the use of circulating tumour cells (CTCs)[1] in...

2013-11-04 10:40:59

A team of scientists from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Fundeni Clinical Institute (Romania) and Koen Kaen University (Thailand), have made a seminal breakthrough in understanding the molecular basis of bile duct cancer or cholangiocarcinoma, a rare but highly lethal form of liver cancer. The team, led by Professors Teh Bin Tean, Patrick Tan, Steve Rozen, Irinel Popescu and Vajaraphongsa Bhudhisawasdi, used advanced DNA sequencing...

2013-10-30 23:03:33

Mount Sinai is the first only site in Manhattan with a QOPI®-certified practice. New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The American Society of Clinical Oncology has awarded its Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification to gastrointestinal medical oncologists at The Tisch Cancer Center at Mount Sinai. “We are exceedingly proud to have attained QOPI certification,” said Randall F. Holcombe, MD, Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Icahn School of...

2012-11-09 14:20:01

- Stratified medicine programme: deliver the right therapy to the right patient at the right time- Eye research: new clinical therapies to cure major eye diseases like glaucoma, corneal disease.Singapore, Nov 9, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore announces 8 biomedical sciences research programmes to advance understanding and treatment of diseases especially prevalent amongst the Asian population. These programmes will see biomedical scientists and clinicians working collaboratively to bring...

2009-01-05 06:00:00

Singapore investigators to coordinate 700 patient trial of EGFR targeting antibody for treatment of head and neck cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that the National Cancer Centre of Singapore (NCCS) has selected nimotuzumab, YM's EGFR-targeting drug, for evaluation in a...

2008-08-15 03:00:33

SINGAPORE, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca today announced an innovative new partnership with the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and the National University Hospital (NUH) to develop anti-cancer compounds. The collaboration, which is spelt out in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed today, aims to further build AstraZeneca's drug development capabilities in Asia and ultimately speed up access to new medicines of potential benefit to patients with...


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.