3 hrs ago
Study Confirms CT Lung Cancer Screening is Cost Effective: Full Medicare Coverage Should Follow
Questions regarding effectiveness, infrastructure and cost effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography screening of those at high risk for lung cancer have now been answered.
4 hrs ago
Merck to Present New Data in Five Tumor Types from Studies Evaluating ...
Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the presentation of data from ongoing clinical trials evaluating the anti-tumor activity of pembrolizumab, the company's investigational anti-PD-1 antibody, at the European Society of Medical Oncology 2014 in Madrid, Spain, September 26 - 30. Data on pembrolizumab are ... (more)
14 hrs ago
Elekta's Versa HD radiation therapy system now available for treatment of cancer patients in Japan
Linear accelerator receives clearance from country's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare TOKYO, Japan, September 2, 2014 - Cancer care providers in Japan have the opportunity to strengthen their cancer treatment capacity with the recent clearance of Elekta's Versa HDa by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
SpliceNet: recovering splicing isoform-specific differential gene...
Conventionally, overall gene expressions from microarrays are used to infer gene networks, but it is challenging to account splicing isoforms.
KLAS-TV Las Vegas
Training the body to fight melanoma
The numbers are staggering. One person dies of melanoma every hour and one in fifty men and women will be diagnosed with melanoma at some point in their lifetime.
Stand Up to Cancer with "Flat Rommel"- Margot Ferron
There are just five days left until our Sept. 5 from 7-9 pm, Stand Up and Finish the Fight event at the Norman Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Lucille P. (Wald) Ferderer
Her family was by her side during her last days, sharing stories, laughter, and tears.
Sherrod Brown votes for lung cancer and big tobacco
Sorry about the incendiary title. Obviously Brown and other democrats don't intentionally advocate for big tobacco, and they mean well here.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Discovery of a Potent and Selective BCL-XL Inhibitor with In Vivo Activity
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Stand up to Cancer with "Flat Rommel"
Every 60 seconds someone dies from cancer. We can't afford to wait another second.
Solons on Miriam's plan to run for president in 2016: - It's a free country'
Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo, MAGDALO party-list Rep. Francisco Ashley Acedillo and AKO Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe said they would not stop Santiago, who is battling with stage 4 lung cancer, from seeking the presidency in 2016.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Miami's Community Newspapers
Lung cancer screening program opens at Baptist Health sites
Baptist Health South Florida has announced the launch of the first lung cancer screening program in South Florida for people who run a high risk of developing lung cancer.
International Business Times
New Zealand's National Party Offers Funding to Ensure Speedy Cure for Early Stage Cancer Patients
The ruling National Party in New Zealand has announced $40 million in funding to reduce waiting times for cancer treatment.
KLAS-TV Las Vegas
Why some patients don't get Alzheimer's
Researchers have found that rheumatoid arthritis patients seem to have protection from developing Alzheimer's disease.
CPRIT Awards Faculty $26 Million in Prevention, Research, and...
Specifically, CPRIT funding awarded to UT Southwestern's faculty includes: * Awards involving treatments and strategies targeting lung, breast, prostate, and head and neck cancers, as well as basic science research into cancer biology; * in Competitive Expansion Grants to expand a unique telemedicine program to provide genetic cancer screenings for ... (more)
DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments
DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the filing of June 30, 2014 fiscal year-end financial statements.
FDA Removes Clinical Hold on Early Trials of Cancer Drug Vantictumab
The FDA has removed its partial clinical hold on enrollment in phase I clinical trials of the investigational cancer treatment vantictumab.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival
Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.
The Orlando Sentinel
Wendy Chioji: My cancer is back
Wendy Chioji returning in WKMG specials Wendy Chioji, center, is flanked by Marc Middleton, left, and Bill Shafer.
Mutant allele frequency predicts lung cancer TKI response
Tyrosine kinase inhibitor sensitivity may be predicted by the frequency of a point mutation in the epidermal growth factor receptor gene, suggests a study of Japanese patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma.