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2014-07-01 16:30:23

Report Stems From National Grassroots Advocacy To Require New Strategic Plans Of Action To Address Deadliest Cancers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Cancer Institute (NCI), led by Harold Varmus, MD, presented to Congress a scientific framework that lays out important steps needed to make advances in small cell lung cancer, one of the most lethal forms of the disease. The report, entitled "Scientific Framework for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)" was...

2014-07-01 16:26:24

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/generic_drugs/global_breast_cancer_drugs_market.html About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal...

Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer Revealed By Researchers
2014-07-01 03:24:43

[ Watch The Video: Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer ] Mayo Clinic A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had not been previously linked to kidney cancer, and six other genes were never known to be involved in any...

2014-07-01 12:28:02

Conference Committee Report Includes $500k for Public Education Initiative in FY15 Budget, Putting Massachusetts in Lead BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts' House of Representatives and Senate today placed the state in a national leadership position by creating a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer. The $500,000 campaign, contained in the conference committee report of the FY15 budget, is aimed at saving lives, improving...

2014-07-01 11:38:54

IMIM The identification of new therapeutic targets is urgently needed due to the ineffectiveness of current targets Researchers from IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) have identified a new protein, galectin-1, as a possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer. For the first time they have demonstrated the effects of the inhibition of this protein in mice suffering this type of cancer and the results showed an increase in survival of 20%. The work further suggests...

2014-07-01 08:29:55

Breakthrough Designation Reinforces Significant Unmet Need in the Treatment of This Highly Aggressive Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody blinatumomab, for adults with Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) relapsed/refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a rapidly...

2014-07-01 08:29:13

ORCA(TM) program includes seven Phase 2 trials in tumor types where patient need is acute, including bladder, lung, pancreas and prostate cancers BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced initiation of the Cedar(TM) clinical trial, an investigator-sponsored, randomized, open-label Phase 2 trial evaluating apatorsen in previously untreated patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer....

2014-06-30 23:22:45

Oncologists come in many different forms. When a litigator requires an oncology expert witness, there are several questions to ask. Mednick Associatesshares the outline of their search process. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Legal cases involving oncology matters are bound to be emotionally straining for both the plaintiff and defendant. Since most people know someone who has battled with cancer, professional opinions on oncology cases can easily stray from objective to subjective. As...

2014-06-30 23:15:06

The audit of the 2013 financials revealed that the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) increased its program expenditures to 86% of its budget, which is over 11 points higher than other highly rated charities. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that an audit of its 2013 financial statements confirmed an increase of program expenditures to 86% of its budget. Consequently, the amount spent on...

2014-06-30 23:15:02

After staying in the industry for quite some time, RezVera has developed natural remedies which are great at threating a wide variety of digesting problems. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 After staying in the industry for quite some time, RezVera has developed natural remedies which are great at threating a wide variety of digesting problems. At least once in everyone’s life, there comes a time when they experience issues related to digestion, some of these including flatulence, bloating gasor,...


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