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2014-03-06 23:24:30

Cianna Medical, Inc: Results could expand treatment options for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced favorably low recurrence rates – even for younger women – as part of a retrospective analysis of 673 patients with invasive breast cancer treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator. SAVI is a strut-based device that delivers a form of accelerated partial...

2014-03-03 23:22:56

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certification for its commitment to achieving excellence and ongoing quality improvement in its medical oncology, hematology and cell transplant programs. Allegheny is one of just nine cancer centers in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative)...

2014-02-24 12:24:09

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesus Esquivel, MD, FACS, National Director of HIPEC Research and Medical Director, International Oncology Initiatives for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, has been selected to make two oral presentations at the 67th Society for Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, taking place March 12-15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The symposium is a leading international scientific meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to...

2014-02-20 08:32:56

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9kq9v/2014_turkey ) has announced the addition of the "2014 Turkey Procedure Volumes Database" directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This in-depth database includes current and forecast (2012-2017) surgical procedure volumes across 12 major medical segments in Turkey. Important Updates on Data: -- New Base Year -- New...

2014-01-29 04:22:00

AMSTERDAM, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Prof. Dr. Angela Krackhardt from the Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technische Universitat Muenchen to lead the project ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it has initiated a collaboration to identify and characterize leukemia-specific T-cells in Kiadis Pharma's lead product ATIR[TM], that would be responsible for the...

2014-01-23 08:30:32

- BL-8040 previously received Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia - JERUSALEM, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has received notice from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) confirming an Orphan Drug Designation of BL-8040 as a treatment for stem cell...

2014-01-13 08:26:47

Phase 1 Trial of BL-8040 expected to begin in Q2 2014; top-line results expected in H2 2014 JERUSALEM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has filed the necessary regulatory submissions to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for the mobilization of stem cells from the bone...

2014-01-08 12:28:20

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bone marrow transplants are a $1.3 billion market and the fastest-growing hospital procedure in the U.S. They are the only potential cure for many blood cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in older patients. The procedure is technically called hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and can be either a bone marrow transplant (BMT) or transplant of blood stem cells isolated from peripheral blood (PBSC). In either case, it involves...

2013-12-31 23:04:14

Recently, Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG and Nickole Bazger, DO, of Women’s Excellence, performed a successful removal of a 16 week-sized uterus using a robotic laparoscopic approach. Women’s Excellence is pleased to offer this new minimally-invasive approach to women suffering with fibroid uterus and other gynecological conditions. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Women’s Excellence is a unique private practice serving women in Oakland, Macomb, and Lapeer...

2013-12-13 13:32:33

ESMO releases position paper on the role of medical oncologists in cancer care to ensure patient's access to optimal care Medical oncologists have a vital role to play in cancer care, particularly as treatments become ever more complex, a new position statement from the European Society for Medical Oncology says. Medical oncologists are specialist cancer physicians trained to provide treatment with drugs, spanning from the old one-fits-all chemotherapy to newer targeted agents or...