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2014-02-11 08:30:37

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the pre-specified number of events required for final analysis of the Phase 3 SYNERGY trial has been reached. The primary efficacy endpoint of SYNERGY will analyze overall survival benefit for custirsen in combination with standard first-line docetaxel chemotherapy and prednisone in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer...

2014-02-03 08:27:30

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the appointment of distinguished breast cancer specialist, George W. Sledge, Jr., M.D., to its board of directors as an independent director. Dr. Sledge is currently professor and chief of medical oncology at Stanford University Medical Center. He specializes in the study and treatment of breast cancer and directed the first large, nationwide study on the use of paclitaxel to treat advanced...

2014-01-30 12:28:48

International studies demonstrate importance of comprehensive tumor profiling for poor-prognosis cancer patients IRVING, Texas, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine, will present two tumor profiling studies at the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium held this week in San Francisco, Calif. Through use of the company's comprehensive tumor profiling service, Caris Molecular Intelligence,...

2014-01-29 08:29:12

Studies address technical sensitivity, specificity, pharmacodynamics, heterogeneity and patient selection relevant to prostate cancer patient management SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences, in collaboration with the company's academic and pharmaceutical partners including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Institute of Cancer Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Michigan, and Progenics Pharmaceuticals, will present six novel...

2014-01-22 23:04:38

Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to seek to establish a formal affiliation between Allegheny and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, for clinical collaborations, medical education, and a broad range of cancer research initiatives. Pittsburgh, PA/Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins...

2014-01-07 08:32:15

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John S. Kovach, M.D., President and CEO, Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (LIXT.PK), announces the appointment of Daniel D. Von Hoff, MD, FACP, to the company's Scientific Advisory Board. "We are extremely pleased that Dr. Von Hoff has joined the Lixte Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Von Hoff is internationally recognized as a leader in the pre-clinical and clinical development of new anti-cancer drugs. He and his colleagues were...

2014-01-06 16:27:50

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced the appointment of Angela Davies, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Davies has demonstrated leadership and success in both academic clinical practice and as an executive in the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, she was Chief Medical Officer of...

2014-01-06 04:21:59

SAN DIEGO and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, and US Oncology Research, one of the largest community-based research programs in the United States, announced today that they have entered into a Clinical Study Agreement to examine the utility of quantitative urine-based KRAS mutation detection and monitoring in pancreatic cancer patients. US Oncology Research draws from a network of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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