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2008-09-09 00:00:26

Campaigners battling for a cancer victim have been told their case is not exceptional enough.

2008-09-08 18:00:09

Pfizer announced today that important study results involving the company's leading anticancer agent, SUTENT(R) (sunitinib malate), as well as data examining an investigational agent, CP-751,871, will be presented at the 33rd European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Stockholm, 12--16 September 2008.

2008-09-05 06:00:23

Cancer drug developer Antisoma has started a Phase II study of AS1411 in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The single-arm trial will enroll around 30 patients intolerant to, or having relapsed after, previous treatments including a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (sunitinib or sorafenib).

2008-09-05 06:00:22

By LYNDSAY MOSS HEALTH CORRESPONDENT PATIENTS should be allowed to pay privately for cancer drugs and still keep their free NHS care in certain cases, the Scottish Government indicated yesterday.

2008-09-04 03:00:25

London, UK: 04 September 2008 - Cancer drug developer Antisoma plc (LSE: ASM; USOTC: ATSMY) today announced that it has started a phase II study of AS1411 in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer).

2008-08-26 18:00:48

By Emma Brady Midlands cancer patients are being kept in the dark about new treatments that could extend their lives, it was claimed today.

2008-08-25 09:00:26

Leading UK cancer experts have accused a health watchdog of forcing patients to remortgage their homes to afford treatments freely available in Europe.

2008-08-25 09:00:26

By Nicola Fenwick CANCER experts have accused a health watchdog of forcing patients to remortgage their homes to pay for treatments freely available in Europe.

2008-08-20 09:00:22

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, UK has rejected four kidney cancer treatments for use on the National Health Service on grounds that the drugs are not cost effective, according to PharmaTimes.

2008-08-18 09:01:01

By Gavin Engelbrecht THE Government?s drugs approval agency warned last night it might not be able to meet a pledge to speed up decision-making on new treatments.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").